M Elizabeth Parks meparks at mtholyoke.edu
Fri Jan 26 01:43:28 EST 2001

gili wrote:
And why is Houston pronounced Ewe-ston when it's a city in Texas, but 
House-ton when it's a street in New York?

lol.  darling, NOTHING is pronounced the same in NYC as it is in
Texas.  THe first time I went to Texas, I had to have a translator.


p.s.  I'd say hugh-ston, not ewe-ston.


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