Date: Sat, 7 Oct 1995 08:18:48 -0400

From: Seth Sklarey crissiet[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]IPOF.FLA.NET

Subject: Re: place names


When we lived in Logansport ( 2 years, 3 months, 3 weeks, 5 days, and 4

minutes - but who was counting), folks only called Peru PEEroo when they

were kidding. When it was referred to for real, it was generally called


We drove through Galveston every time we went to Kokomo. Did you realize

there's a guy there who imports and trains camels??


S. Ross Perot says that the original pronounciation (some people say


of his name is Pee-roh with accent on the first syllable.