Date: Sat, 7 Jan 1995 08:29:16 PST From: "Jim Ague, ague[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE], Col Spgs, CO" Subject: Re: Euphonizing (?) proper names Out here in the sticks of Colorado we like to shopping at "Tar-zhay", kind of a french pronunciation of "Target". It gives us the feeling that we're heading for a sophisticated kind of store. One of my favorite real last names is "Outhouse." the family pronounces it "oo-thouse". -- Jim