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,
><< 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
>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.