The Broncks', the borough of my childhood, fades away

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Dec 6 02:56:29 UTC 2007

>At 12/5/2007 09:21 PM, James Harbeck wrote:
>>And -- wait, this just in -- it turns
>>out I live on one of them. Yes, my address is on The Esplanade. Gotta
>>tell ya, that's always a little nuisance giving over the phone to
>>people who are going to mail me stuff.
>And in London, the Strand.
and the Alameda (in various Calif. cities), and the Embarcadero (in
S.F.).  Not to mention the good old "(The) El Camino (Real)" on the


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