Date: Wed, 8 Mar 1995 12:55:00 EST From: Electronic Products Magazine <0004276021[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MCIMAIL.COM> Subject: Re: the Ozarks and other plurals A tangent: Why are sharpening stones quarried in the state of Arkansas called Ar-KANSAS stones (pronounced like the state of Kansas) instead of ARKANSAS stones (pronounced like the state of the same spelling)? Leonard Schiefer Chief Copy Editor Electronic Products Magazine lschiefer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]