Date: Fri, 17 Mar 1995 08:38:26 +0800 From: elliot mcintire 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. emcintire[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]