Towards/toward (UNCLASSIFIED)

Charles C Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Mon Apr 14 16:19:59 UTC 2014

Back before there existed major-league baseball teams in Georgia and Texas and Florida, the St. Louis Cardinals were frequently adopted as the "Southern" team to cheer for.


On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 9:54 PM, Joel S. Berson 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. :-(

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