The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #46310 Message #3889143
Posted By: Brian Peters
18-Nov-17 - 12:21 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Subject: RE: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
"Speaking as one with some knowledge of the Southern Appalachians (pronounced "Appa-LATCH-uns, unlike those in the north)"
Yes, I should have specified 'Southern', since the chain runs right up through New Brunswick!
Over we Brits tend to say "Appa-lay-shuns" with a soft 'ch'. I was quickly disabused of this the first time I visited West Virginia.