Date: Fri, 25 Feb 1994 07:58:40 PST From: Peter Benson Subject: Bilingually Redundant Place names ----- Begin Included Message ----- From: Rudy Troike Subject: Re: Texas town names For you bilingualers, people out here in Arizona are into redundan- cies: Picacho [big peak] Peak and Table Mesa [table]. Rudy Troike ----- End Included Message ----- My friend, Curtis Booth, a linguist doing penance as a technical writer, pointed out to me the redundancy in The La Brea Tar Pits which might be seen as The The Tar Pits Tar Pits. Peter Benson, Ph.D. | ITT Aerospace/Communications Division phone: (619)578-3080 | 10060 Carroll Canyon Road fax: (619)578-5371 | San Diego, CA 92131 email: benson[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] or Peter_Benson[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] or benson[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]