Date: Fri, 17 Mar 1995 08:38:26 +0800

From: elliot mcintire vcgeg002[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]HUEY.CSUN.EDU

Subject: Re: /kup/'s in Detroit

On Fri, 17 Mar 1995, Charles F Juengling wrote:

While we're at it, where does the stress fall in the name of the valley

which was the terminus of the Oregon Trail -- Willamette? (For that

matter, where does the stress fall in 'Oregon'?)

Fritz Juengling

As a former Oregonian I feel confident about this one. It's Wil-LAM-ette.

I always think of it as a mild swear word. As for the state, it's OR-e-gun.