Date: Tue, 29 Nov 1994 19:46:02 -0800
From: Birrell Walsh birrell[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]WELL.SF.CA.US
Subject: Re: 'the' in place names (Kaye)
Lots of Spanish-from-Arabic words have the Arabic attached to the front,
with the "the" meaning forgotten. Then into English, as "What's playing
at the Alhambra tonight?"