[DWJ] Brigstow/Bristol

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Sun Jun 25 16:58:19 EDT 2006


>On Sun, Jun 25, 2006 at 12:21:13PM -0500, shawyer at mail.utexas.edu wrote:
>
>>[And another similarity to Broken Hill then: you are not a Newfoundlander
>>unless
>>you've been born there for several generations. Otherwise, you'll always be a
>>Come-from-Away.]

Roger gave a quick (far too quick!) response:
>I think the rule is: when everone who remembers you moving in is dead,
>you're a local.

Surely not?  It wouldn't be until everyone whose oldest remembered relative
remembers you moving in had died, at which point your great-grandchildren
would become locals.

Minnow






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