For his third birthday, Dante received a puzzle map of the USA, with one piece per state (except for some of the smaller northeastern states, which group together on a few pieces.) I got some video of the second time he’d put it together. Sorry for the shaky-cam bits. This video was long enough that it needed to be split up into two parts:
Tallahassee is a very long word!
Watching him put this map together made me realize that the states and their capitals are just brimming with unintuitive pronunciations. Really, take a look:
Yet the ones that give him trouble are “Florida” and “Augusta.” Go figure.