Where "down" is in Old England

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Aug 13 18:39:15 UTC 2010

At 8/13/2010 12:55 PM, Mailbox wrote:
>In all, the phrase "down to Scotland" appears 12 times in the
>novel  and "down in Scotland" 10 times, all from the perspective of
>points to the south, mostly London.

But Scotland is north of most everything else.  What does a traveler
from the Shetlands say about going to Edinburgh?  (Or Limerick?)


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