Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed May 18 15:29:11 UTC 2011

At 5/18/2011 08:45 AM, David Barnhart wrote:
>The "why" for up- vs. down- in the terms is suggested to have something to
>do with river flow direction in some cases, anyway.
>  suggest that people take a look at:

And "down East" in New England is in the direction running with the
sea currents, even though it's geographically up north.


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