Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 17:59:06 EST From: Beth Lee Simon Subject: Re: place names Jerry, One of my students told me to pronounce Peru IN as ['piru]. Is that right? Lima is, of course, so thoroughly [laym[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]], that when I said [lim[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]] Road no one corrects me (when I say, rather) because no one connects [lim[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]] with [laym[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]]. Beth Simon Indiana University - Purdue University at Fort Wayne.