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#191742 - 07/01/10 05:24 PM Re: City and Country names ending with "s" [Re: LukeJavan8] Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 33 CarlAdler
Joined: Nov 2000
Eastern North Carolina, US
Well based on all the posts maybe I am simply wrong. Certainly it would appear that it is not true for cities in Scandinavian countries. So maybe it only seems to be true in English speaking countries.But I found 18 countries ending in s and other than three ending with suffixes "lands" all have a vowel preceding s.
SO I like you believe there "is a sensible answer."
However, it can't be important and I thank all of you for taking the time to answer.
FYI I got into this when I discovered that Solomons, Maryland was named after a man named Solomon and wondered where the "s" came from.
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