Date: Thu, 5 Oct 1995 08:32:47 CST From: Luanne von Schneidemesser Subject: Re: icebox and upstate In Message Wed, 4 Oct 1995 22:49:45 -0400, Seth Sklarey writes: > >For my two cents I will add Salina, Kansas and Salinas, California, one of >which is >pronounce Saleena, and the othe Sal-I-nas. Which of course led to the age-old >question: Is the capitol of Kansas pronuonced Witchitaw or Wicheeta? A geography >gold star to the "correct" answer. > >Seth Sklaey >Wittgenstein School of the Unwritten Word >coconut Grove, FL The correct pronunciation of the capital of Kansas is Tuhpeekuh (Topeka), where I spent some of my formative years and visited the capitol. My father went to college in Suhlainuh, to Kansas Wesleyan. Luanne