Response to 21 Cities You’re Pronouncing Wrong:
I have lived in areas that have had strong influences -
Wakarusa,IN - Wah-kuh-roo-suh
Snoqualmie, WA - snow-kwall-me
Des Moines, WA - Duh Moynz
Response to What Was Your Favorite Book As A Kid?:
The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles - a teen fave of mine.
The Little Prince, Chronicles of Narnia, Stranger in a Strange Land are a few others.