jamiebowen0306 (jamiebowen0306) wrote,

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Some stupid facts I learned

Other than the usual new experiences that you have when you travel, I've learned a couple of new things since I got here (either that or I just had a couple of illusions smashed). First they don't pronounce the capital of New Hampshire (Concord) the same way they pronounce the airplane. Instead it sounds more like a mixture of conquered and concurred when they say it.

Secondly, I always assumed the capital of Vermont was Burlington (probably because it was the only city I'd heard of from Vermont). It's not. It's Montpelier. I guess you pick that sort of stuff up when you're a native, but when you're not it's the basics you often miss out on.
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