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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Originally Posted by SmashMouth Never heard of New Llano before ... New Llano, Louisiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia But I heard of Llano. Llano, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Wow, New Llano was a commune. That explains a ...

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Old 05-19-2010, 09:48 AM   #11
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Wow, New Llano was a commune. That explains a lot.

In Louisiana, Llano is pronounced "Lano." In Texas its "Yanno." It was short for Llano Estacado, which means "staked plain," as Indians placed stakes in the ground to keep from getting lost. The plain was so huge and full of nothing, that you could just get lost for absolute lack of landmarks. Kinda like driving on I-49 north of Alexandria.
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Wow, New Llano was a commune. That explains a lot.

In Louisiana, Llano is pronounced "Lano." In Texas its "Yanno." It was short for Llano Estacado, which means "staked plain," as Indians placed stakes in the ground to keep from getting lost. The plain was so huge and full of nothing, that you could just get lost for absolute lack of landmarks. Kinda like driving on I-49 north of Alexandria.
BTW ... never heard a native citizen of Llano pronounce his own city's name as Yannno ... And I travel there regularly ... maybe if they were drunk or something!
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...but I could be full O' Crap!
Is there any doubt?
That's what happens when you piss on the fence.
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