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marmot

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Dow Crag
« on: 18:32:52, 17/08/06 »
Does anyone know the correct pronunciation for Dow Crag, everyone seems to pronounce it D-ow - with the ow as in the ou of out, but I seem to remember Wainwright writing that it came from the name for a female deer - therefore pronounced doe.....?

darksky

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Re: Dow Crag
« Reply #1 on: 19:42:10, 18/09/07 »
Does anyone know the correct pronunciation for Dow Crag, everyone seems to pronounce it D-ow - with the ow as in the ou of out, but I seem to remember Wainwright writing that it came from the name for a female deer - therefore pronounced doe.....?

O0 just  readind book4 of WAINWRIGHT S GUIDES and he says and i quote[DOW or DOE , but the former is NOW generally accepted] so i think ive answerd that for you?ok pal..good question by the way.
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marmot

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Re: Dow Crag
« Reply #2 on: 19:38:07, 19/09/07 »
OK, ta.  Everyone seems to use Dow rather than Doe.