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Re: CHAT Cities: Sidney

From:Tristan Mc Leay <kesuari@...>
Date:Friday, June 18, 2004, 4:17
John Leland wrote:

>In a message dated 6/15/04 10:50:24 PM Pacific Daylight Time, >kesuari@YAHOO.COM.AU writes: > ><< On the topic of all of this, people from Sydney are Sydney-siders (or > Sydneysiders, Sydney-Siders) >> >IIRC, members of a politically powerful gang from Sidney in 19th century San >Francisco >were called the Sidney Ducks, and my understanding was that this was >used more generically for all immigrants from Sidney. > > >
If you're talking about the Australian city, it's spelt 'Sydney', with two Ys and no Is. -- Tristan.