[DWJ] Collectives

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 02:04:20 EDT 2007


A Yorkie.

This happens also to be the name of a chocolate bar.

On 23/04/07, Elizabeth Evans <er.evans at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
>
> Deborah comments:
>
> The other "-er" endings I can think of all come from English city
> names (New Yorker, Lynner).
>
> So if you can have a New Yorker, and a person from the county of
> Yorkshire would call themselves a Yorkshireman or a Yorkshirewoman, what
> about a resident of the city of York? Is it different for York, England
> than for other Yorks - Canada, for instance?
>
> Regards
> Elizabeth.
>
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