"Silicon" (geog.)

Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Fri Jul 13 17:00:23 UTC 2001

--On Friday, July 13, 2001 10:54 am -0500 Mark Odegard
<markodegard at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
> The second factor is the paucity of place names that combine with upper or
> lower (Upper Volta, now Burkina Faso is about the only one that comes to
> mind).

There are certainly a number of 'uppers' in the UK.  My favourite (so far)
is the nearby Upper Dicker.  (I know of no Lower Dicker.)


M Lynne Murphy
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School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
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