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Thread #115263   Message #2734523
Posted By: GUEST,zpc
29-Sep-09 - 05:54 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Too Close to the Wind (Stuart Marson)
Subject: RE: Origin: Close to the Wind (Stuart Marson)
RE: pronunciation of Daventry - I live in Northampton, and having only ever heard it said as it's spelled, I did make a point of asking a few born-and-bred types if that was the way it had always been... Could find no-one who remembered anyone ever saying 'Danetree' - but I admit not exhaustive research - does anyone have a counter-case? Northamptonshire, that I've heard mispronounced a time or three...