[DWJ] Where are we from?

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Sat Apr 14 13:29:35 EDT 2007

On Apr 14, 2007, at 3:38 AM, Colin Fine wrote:

> Mark Allums wrote:
>> As long as we are all being very specific, I shall redo my answer:
>> I *live* in Henderson Texas; I was born in Fort Worth; lived in 
>> Fairfield, Texas; Beckville, Texas; Midlothian, Texas; and 
>> Nacogdoches, Texas.  Midlothian is indeed named after the Scottish 
>> towns.
> I bet Nacogdoches isn't!
> (btw Midlothian is a former county - part of the ancient kingdom of 
> Lothian - not a town).

There are 22 states with Fairfields, four with Midlothians, 17 states 
with Hendersons and
a Henderson in the Solomon Islands, only one Ft. Worth, and only one 

I bet Midlothian is named after [or because of] the Sir Walter Scott 

[And I kindly corrected a typo in Mr. Fine's remark rather than rudely
pointing it out to him, but not so politely as not to mention it 

[Perhaps I should have said, "Mr. Fines remark".]


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