Mudcat Café message #2533835 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #56733   Message #2533835
Posted By: GUEST,seth in Olympia
07-Jan-09 - 05:35 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: favorite southern US expression
Subject: RE: Folklore: favorite southern US expression
My grandmother never knew of a place called Ha-y-e. She said " I never been to Ha-woy-a, and I sure hopin' to get there before I pass on" Thanks to her, I still say "icebox". The only other time I heard that pronunciation of "Hawaii" is in an old Jimmy Rodgers song.