Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 07:57:32 -0400 From: Robert Ness Subject: Re: Blendings in Festival Names Here in Carlisle PA we have an "Octubafest" (beer and tubas). Give it a miss. On Thu, 23 Oct 1997, Dickie M. Heaberlin wrote: > Here in Central Texas it is the time of festivals. These festivals recently > have been given catchy names. In September, here in San Marcos, we have a > Chilympiad. In Flatonia, a little town between here and Houston off I-10, > this weekend there will be a Czhilispiel. This town was settled by Czechs > and Germans. In nearby Shiner, home of the Spoetzl brewery and its Shiner > Boc, last weekend there was a Boctober Fest. Are others of you hearing of > such blendings in names of such events or is this just a local > "infectuation"? > Thanks, > Dick Heaberlin >