Subject: Re: english usage
Date: Apr 26 15:40:10 1995
From: Don Baccus - donb at Rational.COM

On Wed, 26 Apr 1995, Stuart MacKay wrote:

> Being a direct descendent of St. Helen, I feel that my family has been
> cheated out of a considerable inheritence by preventing us claiming the rights
> to the extensive mineral deposits in the area :-))

Of course, I was screwed out of my bacchanalian inheritence and
demand possession of Napa Valley...

Jon Anderson <anderjda at>:
> I fully support that effort, and would also like to see the Chinookan:
> Klickitat - not Mt Adams
> Lillooet -- not Mt St Helens
> Wy'East --- not Mt Hood
> There are many others (Does anyone know the Kalapuyan or Mollalla name
> for Mt Jefferson in Oregon?).

No, I don't. But, the native names certainly sound better - why
do both coasts need a "Mt. Washington" anyway?

Another birding thread bursts forth...

-Don Baccus-