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Old 12-25-2012, 03:59 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by avejoe View Post
This is what Herb Caen (a legendary SF columnist) said:

"Caress each Spanish syllable, salute our Italian Saint. Don't say Frisco and don't say San-Fran-Cis-Co. That's the way Easterners, like Larry King pronounce it. It's more like SanfrnSISco."
IIRC, Herb Caen always called California's capital city Sack-a-tomato.

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