Please read and heed this blog post if you're planning a trip to San Francisco or the San Francisco Bay area.
Don't say "Frisco" when referring to San Francisco. Hearing 'Frisco' grates. It's like hearing a slur; it's revolting and makes us feel sort of nauseous.
Hearing 'Frisco' makes us wonder about the speaker. Are they too busy to spare the extra time needed to say the extra syllables? SAN FRAN CIS CO. Is their time too valuable? Or, are they just too lazy to say all four syllables. Please, don't say "Frisco".
And remember, in San Francisco the vendor who makes the most money selling stuff to tourists, is the guy who sells sweatshirts to them in Fisherman's Wharf.
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