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Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Apr 13 13:35:13 UTC 2014

On Apr 13, 2014, at 2:10 AM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 9:54 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
>> Don't many consider Missouri to be in the south because it was a
>> slave state?
> I don't know, but it seems reasonable that that would be the assumption
> made by people who assume that the "peculiar institution" was peculiar to
> the Deep South, as racism supposedly is, today. :-(
>> O[r], Wilson, did you live in East St. Louis?
> Surely, you jest! :-)
> You have no way of knowing, of course, Joel, but asking a St. Louisan
> whether he's from the East Side is akin to asking a San Franciscan whether
> he's from Los Angeles.

Or asking him if he's from Oakland?  Is there no there there in East St. L.?


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