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.