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
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.
Somedays when you wake up, its just not worth chewing through
the leather straps.