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From: David Long <>
Subject: Re: [LAN] Holme Westmoreland - Kirkby Lonsdale
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 20:11:55 +0000
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In message <>, writes
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>In a message dated 2/4/2006 11:29:38 AM Mountain Standard Time,
> writes:
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>There's not many cities up there. ;-)
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>Oops....an "Americanism".....but didn't it mean they lived in a rural area,
>rather than in town?
>
Yes.. but "rural" isn't quite the same over here. Quite large
settlements are in "Rural Districts", and "Urban Districts" can
encompass settlements which see themselves as very distinct from their
neighbours. It's all to do with size, and history.
--
David Long
Sankey Canal Restoration Society http://www.scars.org.uk/
St. Mary's http://www.geocities.com/andrew_fishburn/stmary1.html
http://www.scars.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/webcam/


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