Date: Wed, 23 Feb 1994 16:51:33 -0500 From: Martha Howard Subject: local locality pronunciations In re Wayne Glowka's surprise at the pronunciation of Buena Vista, I have learned here in West Virginia to listen to how a native says an area or town name before I venture to doit. Example (read [AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] as schwa) Kanawha is k[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]na and Pisgah is pizgee.