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Old Posted Jun 27, 2011, 1:05 AM
Los Angeles Past Los Angeles Past is offline
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Growing up in the east San Gabriel Valley in the '60s, all the kids of my generation (including the Hispanics) pronounced it "loss-SAN-juh-luss' (loss as in toss, juh as in duh, luss as in plus). Often, the syllables were run together so it sounded more like a single, four-syllable word, rather than two words.

As a side note, I have postcards from the first decade of the 20th century where the writers refer to the city as simply "Los."


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