--Or better yet, pronouncing it 'missouri' in st louis and 'missoura'
>How about one "living in a state of Misery cause they're next to the state
>of Ill noise.
>I was raised in St. Louis and we said Miszouree but the more into the state
>you went it became Mizourah. You hear many politicians using the latter
>which is why when I hear one who is from St. Louis using the latter I
>don't trust them as they are trying to make it sound like he's a "down
>kind of guy. :P
>My favourite of these is Des Moines
>So how do they butcher this name in your part of the world? Here they
>mainly stick to the frenchesque version and leave off the "s"es.
>Dezmoyknees is rarely heard here, but Dead Moines, and Death Moans are
>quite frequently the way we pronounce the name.
>Pappillion in Nebraska is my favorite. pa-pill-yun.
>I think the idea of a Bellum Solsequium would be great.
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