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Re: their there they're


@this is my nic wrote:

This fallls into the category of regional dialects and pronunciation.  There was a grocery store in my hometown in northeast PA named Acme, yes, like in the Road Runner cartoons!   Many people added an extra "a" in the name, so it became Acame.  I have no idea why!  


@this is my nic   Maybe a lot of athEletes shopped there?  LOL!!! That's another one you hear people say.