As you say, Vinnie, Beaufort, North Carolina retains the French pronunciation. The pronunciation of Beaufort, South Carolina is not an American corruption of the French; it is an English corruption transplanted intact in America.
posted on 06/22/2013 5:41:48 AM PDT
by Savage Beast
("'1984' is the essence of 'liberalism'." rlmorel)
To: Savage Beast
Another name for Beaufort, SC is Parris Island according to my son Sgt RushLake, USMC.
posted on 06/22/2013 5:46:08 AM PDT
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