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CHAT: Yorkshire/Texas (was: dl)

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Saturday, April 21, 2001, 17:04
Raymond Brown scripsit:

> PS - Yorkshire? The late Prime Minister Harold Wilson is reported to have > said on a visit to the US something like: "Yorkshire is to Britain what > Texas is to the USA."
Umm, might that not merely refer to its size? It is the largest of the traditional counties, I believe; though Texas is no longer the largest state (since the accession of Alaska in 1958), it still thinks of itself as such. -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter


And Rosta <a.rosta@...>
Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>