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 dfw.wa.gov>: > > 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?