We’d like to preserve these traditional pronunciations. We are
There’s the story about the three dogs who met at the corner of
We hope…that [these] too-frequently mispronounced names will be helpful to broadcasters and to newcomers who’d like to pronounce the names of local people and places in the ways that
--Claude and Irene Neuffer, authors of Correct Mispronunciations of Some South Carolina Names, excerpt from pages v-vii.
Today’s Historic Beaufort District Correct Mispronunciations:
ASH-i-POO (OO as in boot)
Ashepoo is an Indian word which may mean eel. Appropriately, the
After the BUE pronunciation for Beaufort,
The Beaufort District Collection is a division of the Beaufort County Library, a department of Beaufort County Government of South Carolina.