[JPL] One final pronunciation curiosity post

Arturo arturo893 at qwest.net
Wed Sep 19 20:02:42 EDT 2007

After I responded to our own Juan Carlos from the capital of Colombia,
Bogotá it reminded me of a little township of Bergen County-New Jersey
nestled in between Hackensack and Teaneck named Bogota, they say it Ba GO ta
instead of the proper Bo Go TAH, accented final syllable. I always get a
charge of hearing folks from Mass. pronounce the town of Peabody as it is
not the same as it appears or how the same town name in Kansas is said.


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