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Old 11-28-2011, 06:22 PM
 
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I have a client in St Charles and I'm producing a voiceover for a video clip.

Can you tell me how you pronounce "Droste" Road?

Like "frost" or "frostie"?
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:57 PM
 
Location: South St Louis
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It rhymes with frosty.
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Old 11-29-2011, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Volker, Kansas City, MO
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It rhymes with frosty.
This.

It's also Youngs Station (Jungs Station) and Younger-men (Jungermann), for the record.
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Old 11-29-2011, 08:17 AM
 
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Thanks!!!
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Old 11-29-2011, 01:24 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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When you need to pronounce Gravois or Spoede roads, we're here to help!
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Old 11-29-2011, 05:02 PM
 
Location: rural North Carolina
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When you need to pronounce Gravois or Spoede roads, we're here to help!
Those pronunciations qualify as the "Secret Handshake" for St. Louisans.
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Old 11-30-2011, 07:33 PM
 
Location: South St Louis
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"Zumbehl" and "Bellefontaine" also cause some people to scratch their heads.
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Old 12-03-2011, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Oregon Coast
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Those pronunciations qualify as the "Secret Handshake" for St. Louisans.
LOL, and Heege Road. Count me in
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Old 12-05-2011, 11:59 AM
 
Location: Saint Louis City
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I was always confused by Choteau when I first moved to the area
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