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Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri Sep 23 16:53:02 UTC 2011

I had to refer to it just the other day, and after fumbling with median, went a description along those lines.

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

On Sep 22, 2011, at 2:03 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

> I never heard a term for it in NYC. In fact, I'd still call it "you know,
> that grassy area between the sidewalk and the curb?"

The American Dialect Society -

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