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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-15-10 05:56 PM
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24. I'm a native - it is pronounced like the wizard - "Merlan" - "B'almer Merlan"
And for the record, we just call it "DC".

If you drive in the area and get a call from your spouse, you only have to answer one question: "Are you stuck on the inner loop or the outer loop this time?"

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  -Natives of these cities, what's your opinion? raccoon  Jan-15-10 08:06 AM   #0 
  - Not a native of either, but  wysimdnwyg   Jan-15-10 08:31 AM   #1 
  - When I was on the road, I visited both frequently  liberaltrucker   Jan-15-10 09:11 AM   #2 
  - N'awlins  MrCoffee   Jan-15-10 09:53 AM   #3 
  - yea you right  NightWatcher   Jan-15-10 09:54 AM   #4 
  - Second!  crispini   Jan-15-10 09:55 AM   #5 
  - N'orlins  WolverineDG   Jan-15-10 11:36 AM   #9 
  - N'awlins below Canal St., New Or-le-uns above  KamaAina   Jan-15-10 11:27 AM   #7 
  - Below, like towards Elysian Fields, or below like towards the river?  jobycom   Jan-15-10 12:53 PM   #18 
     - Towards Elysian Fields  KamaAina   Jan-15-10 01:18 PM   #19 
  - My parents and I were talking about that two weeks ago. No one says N'awlins.  jobycom   Jan-15-10 12:42 PM   #16 
  - You forgot "Bal-tee-more" or "B'almer"  HopeHoops   Jan-15-10 11:15 AM   #6 
  - For the natives it's BAL-mer  many a good man   Jan-15-10 05:25 PM   #23 
     - I'm a native - it is pronounced like the wizard - "Merlan" - "B'almer Merlan"  HopeHoops   Jan-15-10 05:56 PM   #24 
  - Never New Or-Leens. Never. And if you're not singing, never say St. Loo-ey. nt  DevonRex   Jan-15-10 11:35 AM   #8 
  - I think over the years we have called St. Louis  rebel with a cause   Jan-15-10 05:17 PM   #22 
  - And my-AM-ee is my-AM-uh. nt  Captain Hilts   Jan-15-10 11:45 AM   #10 
  - is it 'FRIS-co'...or 'fris-CO'...?  dysfunctional press   Jan-15-10 11:57 AM   #11 
  - GAH! Frisco is a ski area near Denver. SAN FRANCISCO is the city.  Taverner   Jan-15-10 12:50 PM   #17 
  - In KY folks laugh when they hear  M155Y_A1CH   Jan-15-10 12:04 PM   #12 
  - I think we call it lullivull.  rebel with a cause   Jan-15-10 05:11 PM   #20 
  - Don't coins minted in Kentucky have the motto, "In KY We Thrust"? n/t  MiddleFingerMom   Jan-15-10 11:37 PM   #32 
  - I'm originally from Binghamton, NY, and people...  brendan120678   Jan-15-10 12:27 PM   #13 
  - I never could get that one right.  jobycom   Jan-15-10 12:38 PM   #15 
  - How in the world can that be butchered?  MorningGlow   Jan-15-10 06:02 PM   #25 
  - New Orlins, or New Orl-y-uns. Never N'awlins unless you're a tourist or just trying to amuse tourist  jobycom   Jan-15-10 12:34 PM   #14 
  - Okay, and Illinois  rebel with a cause   Jan-15-10 05:14 PM   #21 
  - You're from Illinois? What part of Chicago is that?  Jeff In Milwaukee   Jan-15-10 07:17 PM   #26 
     - What country are you from? ; )  rebel with a cause   Jan-15-10 08:49 PM   #28 
        - Land o' Goshen!  Jeff In Milwaukee   Jan-15-10 11:36 PM   #31 
           - Well, if you leave Chicago and travel  rebel with a cause   Jan-16-10 12:44 AM   #34 
  - I seem to remember that Mary Landrieu called the city  Demoiselle   Jan-15-10 07:31 PM   #27 
  - My daughter got on to me today about  rebel with a cause   Jan-15-10 08:53 PM   #29 
  - the state of O-hi-uh  kwassa   Jan-15-10 09:26 PM   #30 
  - Nuh-vah-duh  XemaSab   Jan-15-10 11:39 PM   #33 

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