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Charleston.
There is something in the name. It curls around the tongue and bounces against the teeth thanks to the combined “S” and “T” before finishing roundly and politely with “…ton”, a nod to the Old English suffix for town. So who was Charles? (It was the English monarch King Charles II) And why is this his town? (I don’t think the King needs an excuse). Furthermore, what is the connection …

[ Written by Frankie | 8 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Charlston