[Ads-l] the KY

Geoffrey Nathan geoffnathan at WAYNE.EDU
Sat Jun 24 16:20:31 EDT 2017


A little late to the party I should add that Detroit is widely known as 'The D'.


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My hometown, Lynchburg, VA, is known by some as 'The Burg.'
--Margaret Lee


      From: Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
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Reminiscent of "The Lou" for Saint Louis and of "the Cope, the Stock, and
the Dam" for the Big Three of Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Amsterdam, not to
mention Charlie Parker's "Scrapple from the Apple."

On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:59 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> David Gregory, author, anchor , and commentator on CNN:
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> "The KY is so fascinating, both because I have a lot of family down in the
> KY, which the governor knows, but you've also got Mitch McConnell, you got
> Rand Paul. It's fascinating!"
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> JL
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