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Labels for Locals: What to Call People from Abilene to Zimbabwe Paul Dickson

Labels for Locals: What to Call People from Abilene to Zimbabwe

Paul Dickson

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ISBN : 9780877796169
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220 pages
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Travel the world of names and discover the fascinating lore and history behind the terms used for people from selected locales, regions, and countries. Take a light-hearted look at unusual geographical monikers, or take a more serious look at how toMoreTravel the world of names and discover the fascinating lore and history behind the terms used for people from selected locales, regions, and countries. Take a light-hearted look at unusual geographical monikers, or take a more serious look at how to use names accurately when you travel. Its fun and functional too!Dijon, France--Dijonese.Kankakee, Ilinois--Kankakeean.Nooyawker--Traditional nickname for a resident of New York.Yorkshire, England--Yorkshireman or Yorkshirewoman. The slang term is Yorkie. A Yorkist is one who belonged to or supported the English royal House of York against the Lancastrians in the War of the Roses.