The English language sure can be interesting with pronunciations of names. What it looks like on paper is not always how it is pronounced.

When I watch the local Scranton stations when I'm at my campsite in Northeast Pennsylvania, I've noticed how some towns and counties are pronounced. There are ones that are pronounced a bit different from what I thought they would be.

For example, Monroe County is 'Mahn-Roe' not 'Mun-roe.' Schuylkill looks to me to be 'Sky-kill', but it's pronounced 'Skoo-kall.' I've heard people pronounce Wilkes-Berre as Wilkes-Bear.' It's pronounced 'Wilkes-Berry'.

Here are some area towns and names that I'm sure someone from out of the area would pronounce incorrectly, to which we would probably laugh at them (quietly of course...maybe.)

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