"Silicon" (geog.)

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Fri Jul 13 22:43:54 UTC 2001

WOW! I wish I'da been linguistically competent in '66. I still have doubts.


>On Fri, 13 Jul 2001, Dennis R. Preston wrote:
>>  Not quite. The Upper Peninsuala is called the UP, but the Lower
>>  Peninsula is called "Lower Michigan" or even the "Lower Peninsula."
>>  Never herard anybody say LP (been here in the LP since '83).
>Seconded. ('66-'86, although not linguistically competent till some time
>after '66).
>Please note my *new* email address: stevekl at panix.com -- you can start
>using it now. (Note the letter l -- it's stevekl). I'll be unsubbing from
>shore.net toward the end of the summer.

Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
preston at pilot.msu.edu
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