Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Wed Sep 19 19:05:35 UTC 2007

Perhaps the assumed "meaning" is that people from the South are not very well educated, like Southmores. Better educated (and smarter) students, of course, are Jewniors.


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>Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 11:44:51 -0700
>From: "Arnold M. Zwicky" <zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU>
>Subject: Re: southmore

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>but for all i know, there are people out there who have invented some rationale for the "south" in "southmore".  remember "ol(d) factory".

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