referring to something by where it is located

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 20 02:31:55 UTC 2012


On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 8:30 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
> There is also "Grub Street", earlier and lower than Fleet Street.

"Calle ocho" / "Eighth Street" -- Cuban Miami
"Cannery Row" -- the canneries are defunct, but the repurposed 'hood,
its main street, officially so named, is still there.
"Wall Street"
"Fifth Avenue"
"Park Avenue"
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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