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CHAT: East St. Louis (was Re: Re: CHAT: geographicalnomenclature [was Re: Language of Tetril])

From:Robert Hailman <robert@...>
Date:Sunday, December 16, 2001, 19:15
Dan Sulani wrote:
> > On 16 Dec, Thomas R. Wier wrote: > > > Yes, yes. But would the German likely know that? Probably not. > > (On the other hand, he might: E. St. Louis' complete destitution > > could plausibly get headlines in the more anti-American segments of > > the European media.) > > It's _completely destitute_?! > My visit did take place some 20 years ago, > and I know that things change. But that bad? What happened?
I, personally, don't know, but E. St. Louis was mentioned in Tom Waits' song "Time", and Tom Waits' music tends to focus on the completely destitute, so... -- Robert