Monday, November 9, 2009


via eastern look

Since we are on the subject of cities, did you know that the capital of Vermont is Montpelier pronounced /mɒntˈpiːliər/ (thanks wikipedia!)? I almost burst laughing at the pronunciation by one of my prof who has a Boston - Upper West Side hybrid accent. Can an l make that much of a difference America?...and England?....and Ireland? (for disambiguation, look at the french Montpellier). Interestign facts, there are so many Monpeliers in the US:
P.S. I was thinking of editing the title line to "Montpelier!"... but seriously, no!

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