Date: Sat, 7 Oct 1995 08:18:48 -0400 From: Seth Sklarey Subject: Re: place names >Jerry, > >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 >puhROO. > >We drove through Galveston every time we went to Kokomo. Did you realize >there's a guy there who imports and trains camels?? > >Rima > > S. Ross Perot says that the original pronounciation (some people say pronunciation) of his name is Pee-roh with accent on the first syllable. Seth