[Ads-l] politically correct geography

Baron, Dennis E debaron at ILLINOIS.EDU
Wed Jun 14 10:51:24 EDT 2017


And for an earlier British example, there’s this: J.S. Hobbs, FRGS, The British Channel Pilot, from the Downs to Bristol, London, 1859. By J. S. Hobbs. Hobbs uses the term British Channel 86 times in this navigtion guide, according to Google Books.

On Jun 14, 2017, at 10:45 AM, Baron, Dennis E <debaron at illinois.edu<mailto:debaron at illinois.edu>> wrote:

Best of British . . .  A brief note appears in Scientific American, Dec. 28, 1878, p. 401, headed, “The tunnel under the British Channel”—about suspension of work by the Channel Tunnel Company because the site chosen for digging on the English was proving too expensive.



On Jun 14, 2017, at 7:07 AM, paul johnson <paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM<mailto:paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM>> wrote:

like the song says "nobody's business but the Turks"


On 6/14/2017 12:51 AM, W Brewer wrote:
Lordy, let us ne'er forget what happened to Constantinople on March 28,
1930. But that's none of my business.

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