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Re: CHAT: Place names (was: Pascua)

From:Brad Coon <bcoon@...>
Date:Saturday, May 6, 2000, 4:31
Marcus Smith wrote:
> > Barry Garcia wrote: > > >However, Antelope Valley may have been named after the Prong Horn > >Antelopes that are native to California. > > Sounds reasonable. Many of the old folk like to say they remember when there > were antelope in the valley. My archeology professor, on the other hand, told > us that he has never seen a single antelope bone, hide, or carving in the > decades he has been studying the area -- not a single sign that they were ever > there. > > Marcus
In and of itself not convincing to me. I used to live in an area that once held huge concentrations of passenger pigeons. I have never spoken to anyone who has ever seen or heard of any sign they had ever been there, yet they darkened the skies. -- Brad Coon Somedays when you wake up, its just not worth chewing through the leather straps.