[Chicago] thanks for all the information
michael.greene at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 16:07:32 CEST 2007
The origin is a little more complex than that, and still fruitlessly
debated among pedants and antagonists (if that's what you want to call
On 6/7/07, Phil Robare <verisimilidude at gmail.com> wrote:
Now you know why it's "The Windy City" - not because the wind blows
here but because it was a late 19th slang term for someone who talks a
lot. A New York newspaper publisher created the term to refer to
Chicagoans who were (are) always promoting their city.
On 6/7/07, Michael Weigend <mw at media-objects.de> wrote:
> thank you for all the interesting information about your town.
> Greetings from Germany
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