Re: OT: UK Counties (was OT: baloney and cheese)
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 20, 2003, 18:46|
Dan Jones scripsit:
> Aha! I see what you mean. An interesting site. I'm not sure if I agree with
> their ideas for the "thirteen traditional counties of Wales", though,
> especially not for the North.
Fair enough. The county system, after all, was imposed on Wales after its
conquest (call it what you will, a spade is a spade), rather than being an
organic growth as in England and (AFAIK) Scotland. Naturally it will tend
to compete with the pre-English system as well as the post-1974 muddle.
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