geographical slanders/euphemisms

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Mon Jan 6 17:40:48 UTC 2003

On Mon, 6 Jan 2003, Wendalyn Nichols wrote:

> Those of us who grew up in the Northwest are familiar with the "California
> driver"--a reckless speed demon who disregards traffic rules and never
> comes to a complete stop at a controlled intersection.

Hence the term "California stop" for such a rolling stop, or non-stop, if
you prefer ...

maberry at

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