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SkinnyAtlas, no Skaneateles

Here is a link to a guy has is exactly wrong. 

“There was some question yesterday about how to pronounce Skaneateles. It’s Skinny-atlas. I forget that it’s a strange looking word – it’s Iroquois, I believe. There are a lot of Native American place names around here: Canandaigua, Gananda, Cheektowaga, Tonawanda. I think they are pretty names, but I forget that they’re not always easily pronounced.”

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2007 @ 12:05 pm by Curt
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 skineateleas vs Skaneateles

We live here and we love it. And it’s SKAN, then E, then ATLAS. It’s Indian.

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Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2007 @ 11:55 am by Curt
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So whats in a name? skaneatlas is Skaneateles 

Blame it on the Iriquoi Indians: It means long, beautiful lake.

any member of the North American Indian tribes speaking a language of the Iroquoian family—notably the Cayuga, Cherokee, Huron, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, and Tuscarora, in addition to the Iroquois proper. The name Iroquois is a French derivation of Irinakhoiw, meaning “rattlesnakes,” their Algonquian enemy’s epithet. They call themselves Hodenosaunee, meaning…

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2007 @ 11:43 am by Curt
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Skinnyatlas

Did you know there is a rock and roll band named Skinnyatlas?

We in the StoryBook community of Central New York in the Finger Lakes prefer

SKANeatEles and especially Skaneateles Suites, A Collection of Places to Stay

Skinnyatlas

Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2007 @ 8:36 am by Curt
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AUBURN PUBLIC THEATER proudly presents TOM KNIGHT PUPPETS

AUBURN PUBLIC THEATER proudly presents Tom Knight Puppets

Sunday, January 13th, 2008 at 3:00pm

Tickets: $5.00 (available at the door)
Auburn Public Theater 108 Genesee Street

Downtown Auburn

(Parking conveniently located in the garage behind the theater.)

For more information, please go to www.auburnpublictheater.com .

For more information about Tom, visit www.tomknight.com .

Questions?   Please call (315) 253-6669.

Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2007 @ 7:51 am by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles,Events in CNY