Date: Thu, 5 Oct 1995 10:37:11 -0500 From: Charles F Juengling Subject: Re: icebox and upstate On Thu, 5 Oct 1995, Luanne von Schneidemesser wrote: > 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. I had always heard the question in reference to Louisville, KY. Are there other variations to this joke? > > > >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 >