East is back (was: /or/ distinctions: TOUR)

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Mon Apr 17 17:59:07 UTC 2000


I won't bust your bubble. I've never heard any native Oregonians (or
Washingtonians for that matter) use the phrase "out east", only "back east".
However, I have heard "back east" extended to places like Iowa, Minnesota,

maberry at u.washington.edu

On Mon, 17 Apr 2000, Peter A. McGraw wrote:
> Now after all of my "never" assertions, I'll probably hear about three
> native Oregonians say "out east" within the next three days or so. :)
> Peter Mc.
> ****************************************************************************
>                                Peter A. McGraw
>                    Linfield College   *   McMinnville, OR
>                             pmcgraw at linfield.edu

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