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Old 07-15-2011, 11:16 PM
 
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Concan -- Con-Can
Nacogdoches -- Naca doe ches
Leakey --Lake -ee
Falfurrias -- two ways: Fal -furious and Fal - foorrias (roll those r's!)
Pharr -- Far
Sabinal -- Sab ei n al the al sounds like the name AL
how bout
Cuero
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Old 07-16-2011, 05:19 AM
 
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Irnag....I totally wrote that one backwards. You are correct that it's generally pronounced Fred-er-icks-burg.
One thing that has always bugged me is so many newscasters seem to pronounce Fredricksburg as Ferd-ricks-burg. Has anyone else noticed that? It seems to be the hispanic news people who do it.
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Old 07-25-2011, 01:52 PM
 
Location: San Antonio TX
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Moved to San Antonio about 6 months ago.. and the first person who corrected me was at the DMV (DPS) office after 2 months here..

I used to say BEXAR... .. with the "X"..
I had no idea it's supposed to be almost like "BEAR"..
Learning as I go...
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Old 07-25-2011, 02:29 PM
 
Location: san antonio texas
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please stop bumping old threads from 2007 that have no relevance.

yes i realize this isnt helping what im asking people to quit doing. ironically, the old threads are getting bumped by freshly created accounts. someone making alts?
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Old 04-22-2013, 12:48 PM
 
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Default Italy, TX

It is my understanding that Italy, TX is pronounced "EYE-tal-ee". I refuse to pronounce it that way.
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Old 04-22-2013, 01:07 PM
 
Location: San Antonio. Tx 78209
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It is my understanding that Italy, TX is pronounced "EYE-tal-ee". I refuse to pronounce it that way.
Nope, it is pronounced "it lee"
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Old 07-01-2014, 11:19 PM
 
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I know this thread is old but it made me laugh!

When I first moved here I told a lady my family lived in San Marcos, CA and brought up the San Marcos here. She looked at me funny and said she didn't know where that was.
I told her "That town with a college, in between SA and Austin" she laughed and said "No is pronounced San Markis". I just don't get it!
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Old 07-02-2014, 12:11 AM
 
Location: SA
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I know this thread is old but it made me laugh!

When I first moved here I told a lady my family lived in San Marcos, CA and brought up the San Marcos here. She looked at me funny and said she didn't know where that was.
I told her "That town with a college, in between SA and Austin" she laughed and said "No is pronounced San Markis". I just don't get it!

The city of Amarillo...

Should it be pronounced like this ?
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Or like this ?
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Old 07-02-2014, 12:32 PM
 
Location: East Terrell Hills
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Perrin-Bye-tal, not Perrin "Beetle"
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Old 07-02-2014, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Kuh-lay-brah
I prefer saying it with the Mexican accent
koo lay vrah. ( say it very fast, don't draw it out)



(Cuelebra)
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