Chile on eggs?

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Fri Jul 13 22:38:33 UTC 2001

Nope. The Chili's in New York (near Rochester) are the same (and the
natives there, not being South Midland speakers, would not lie).


>On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, James A. Landau wrote:
>>  The pepper is "chili"; the country is "Chile".
>And the city in Indiana is also Chili, except they pronounce it with two
>long i's, rhymes with jai alai. (Unless the native Chilites were pulling a
>fast one on me.)
>Please note my *new* email address: stevekl at -- you can start
>using it now. (Note the letter l -- it's stevekl). I'll be unsubbing from
> toward the end of the summer.

Dennis R. Preston
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Michigan State University
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