Linguistic boundaries [was: A novel notion of "balance"]

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jan 14 00:47:16 UTC 2014

On Jan 13, 2014, at 4:17 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> At 1/13/2014 12:00 AM, Paul Johnston wrote:
>> What about sports loyalties in the far, far East of Long Island,
>> among the real locals, not the incomers in the Hamptons?  My
>> understanding was that there were a lot of Red Sox rooters out there, ...
> After all, it was settled from New England and (IIRC) one belonged to
> Connecticut.
A lot of the local radio stations are beamed toward Long Island, which is easier to get to for radio waves than human ones, even when the ferries are running.  And then there's that Yaz factor.


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