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Re: Pronounciation
Posted by: Viola Maestas (ID *****7206) Date: September 20, 2005 at 08:03:21
In Reply to: Re: Pronounciation by Dorothy ONeill of 479

Even within our own family, we pronouce it differently! I have always pronounced it "My estas", while some of my siblings say "Mays tas". Many of the cousins in Texas and New Mexico pronouce it "Mestas", which I also have recently been informed may have been the original spelling.


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