nee1 at MIDWAY.UCHICAGO.EDU
Tue Dec 10 03:41:44 UTC 2002
I have not yet seen mention of tarmac. I don't know where I first
heard it. I lived 9 years near Cleveland, 9 north of Boston, 4 near
Phila, 2 in Milwaukee, 1 in South Dakota and 18 (augh!)* in Chicago.
I would guess Cleveland or Boston.
*I just don't need the reminder of how long I have been at this. B
>My first father-in-law (b. Bavaria, 1899) used "colprovia" (which I had
>always assumed was Germanic Kohlprovia--but a google search reveals it's a
>kind of asphalt). The term "blacktop" differentiates by color in comparison
>with "white" concrete.
>"Raffiniert ist der Herr Gott, aber Boshaft ist er nicht"
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