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Re: CHAT: Ability of Americans & Europeans to locate each others cities

From:Muke Tever <mktvr@...>
Date:Thursday, September 19, 2002, 19:33
From: "Thomas Leigh" <thomas@...>
> Clint Baker wrote: > > When all else fails, say "Springfield"! (Most common > > city name in US, capital of two states (I think), the > > reason "The Simpsons" is in Springfield and all the > > in-jokes about how you can't determine what state it's > > set in.) > > Somebody once told me that the Simpsons have to live here in > Massachusetts, because he saw an episode (which I've never seen, so I > can't verify) in which somebody was driving to Springfield on I-90 > (which is, for all you furrin-type folks, a highway that goes all the > way from the East coast to the West coast) -- and Massachusetts is the > only state whose Springfield is actually on I-90! :)
There are actually a lot of conflicting clues as to what state Springfield is in. BTW Thomas your Reply-To: line is set (which makes it indirect for people to be able to reply to your messages to the list). *Muke! --