Highway names

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jun 11 18:48:23 UTC 2003

At 9:53 AM -0700 6/11/03, Peter A. McGraw wrote:
>Well, Larry, since they even named a city after you, I guess you should

No, no, that's La*w*rence with a w again!  No relation.

>--On Tuesday, June 10, 2003 8:17 PM -0400 Laurence Horn
><laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
>>>Is this usage peculiar to Kansas, or is it more widespread?
>>I think it's just Kansas. Based on this and the fact that the
>>abbreviation for the University of Kansas is KU, I can only surmise
>>that Kansas is free-word-order territory.  (Wasn't that one of the
>>causes of the Civil War?)

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