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Say What?! Names of Texas Towns Trip the Tongue

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NORTH TEXAS -- By now, you’ve probably seen the major damage mother nature caused our friends down in Johnson County.

The National Weather Service says three tornadoes are responsible for creating significant damage to the community.

But, now it seems another storm is a brewin’ – and no, we’re not talkin’ weather, folks. Yeah, apparently the name of one Texas town has tounges twisted.

So, folks, when you see the name Rio Vista on the map, just know it’s most commonly pronounced: Rye-oh Vista.
We know, we know..but, hey – when in Texas….

Well, what’s more – we’ve got a whole slew of say this, not that towns in our backyard.

Check it out: Montague, Lancaster, Waxahachie, Decatur, Palestine and Bowie are all names of Texas towns that tend to trip the tongue.

Whew! We know, it’s a lot to remember. But when it comes pro-nun-ci-a-tion, ya’ll better not mess with Texas.