Laffs from the Welsh Marches

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Tue Jan 13 15:57:55 UTC 2009

We's calls 'em "Shrewsbarbarians" in our household (located in
Worcester, MA, next to Shrewsbury, MA).

---Amy West

>Date:    Mon, 12 Jan 2009 14:17:14 -0500
>From:    Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
>Subject: Re: Laffs from the Welsh Marches
>A "Shropshire resident" is called locally a "Salopian."
>So if they ever get subways in Shrewsbury, they'd be called the.....

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