On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 22:11:25 -0400, Ph. D. <phild@...> wrote:

> There are so many of these. I once asked a woman
> where she was from. She said, "Loovul." Later I
> discovered that this is the city I've always known as
> Louisville (Kentucky).

I'm almost sure I've heard that pronunciation.

> I remember reading some book back in college which
> said that the locals in Niagra Falls refer to it as Nuffles,
> although I've never heard this in the wild.

Maybe in fun, locally understood, like a nickname?

Nicholas Bodley /*|*\ Waltham, Mass.
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