Posts Tagged “Washington D.C.”

You Vee Double-You Ex Why Zzzzz

All things must come to an end, and the alphabet is certainly no exception. In the last blog of this series, we’ll be taking a look at the origin of city names starting with the letters U (0), V (3), W (3), X (1), Y (0) and Z (1). By popular demand, I’ll once again be assisted by my daughter Gaia and her friend Jehanne who are both twelve and Dutch and therefore come up with some surprising answers when they hear the English place names. They also asked me to tell KLM that they think it is sad that some letters have zero destinations, while others have lots. K (9), L (10) and M (12), for instance.…