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Bill Leslie's Carolina Conversations

You're Not From the Triangle If....

Posted May 24, 2007 5:24 a.m. EDT

You’re not from the Triangle if you say________________________. I’ve decided to fill in the blank. Please feel free to add to my list.


ZEB-yoo-LAWN for Zebulon. It’s ZEB-yoo-lun


Ba-HAHM-uh for Bahama. It’s ba-HAY-muh


WEN-duhl for Wendell. It’s WEN-DELL. Accent on both syllables.


Lake Jordan. It’s Jordan Lake.


ANN-JEER for Angier. It’s ANN-jur.



Ka-TRELL for Kittrell. It’s KIT-trul.