Date: Sat, 19 Feb 1994 13:30:59 EST From: TERRY IRONS Subject: Re: [u]/[ju] > > [u]/[ju]: So why is Houston [hju-] and not [hu-]? > In fact, in (I believe) the second Superman: The Movie, the villains, mistaking the name of the city for the name of the entire planet, continually refer to Earth as Planet [hustan]. I'll bet that thrills people in Dallas. Terry Irons