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An Pluiméir Ceolmhar Origins: Where is Cowdenknowes? (46) RE: Where is Cowdenknowes? 05 Aug 03

The Yowe pronunciation is still common in Ireland, and it's not just a "northern" thing, it's more an archaic hangover. "Show" is often spelt "Shew" in older texts (uincluding some 20th century maths textbooks that were available in second-hand bookshops when I was a kid. Also, the correct pronunciation for Shrewsbury is, I'm told, Shrowsbury.

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