Originally Posted by gloucester_geezer
I couldn't agree more.... I know a few people that live in Paphos/Peyia area and they call it 'Pathos'! Funny, so many people put 'F' instead of 'TH' in English... Fink, fumb, free (3) etc. but give them a word that should be 'F' and they change it the other way! Eye car knot sea wye hit wood bee shed like that!
The correct spelling is now Pafos, even though it was originally spelled Paphos in Greeklish. Perhaps the people are trying to imitate the Greek pronunciation which sounds more like 'Bavos' = listen to the CYBC newsreaders at 6.40 on Rik 2. Adam