Radio: With a Soft G

Citizens of El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula have long since agreed on shortening their city's name to Los Angeles, but they could never agree on how to pronounce it. Last week a seven-man jury headed by Calvin Smith, president of the Southern California Broadcasters' Association, sat down with Mayor Fletcher Bowron to have a try at settling the matter. After due consideration, the jury and mayor plumped for the soft "g." From now on, if their decision is respected, it will be "Loss An-ju-less," not "Loss An-gu-less."


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