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flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Sat Apr 15 15:17:16 UTC 2000
To add to my earlier comment: I might use "back East" for "way way back,"
like Boston, but not for New York, Washington, Philly, etc.; they're "out
East." Another issue is whether, in writing, we would capitalize the
region or not; I find that I always do for the region, but not for the
simple direction ("traveling west").
At 11:10 AM 4/15/00 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 4/14/2000 2:45:29 PM, stevek at SHORE.NET writes:
><< For a Michigander, Boston is out east. >>
>For this Iowan Boston is BACK east.
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