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'?)
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.
emcintire[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]huey.csun.edu