Discussion in 'Water Cooler' started by cathy a former fencer, Apr 12, 2019.
There are thousands of American cities named for British cities ( or “new” British city)
No. It only took 30 seconds after seeing it.
New York NY
New London CT
Well, those are in "New England."
Last I checked neither Pennsylvania nor New York were considered part of New England (although I suppose you could argue that they once were - but only if all of the remaining colonies were as well).
And it's not just English names which were carried over. What about Mannheim, Pennsylvania or Berlin, Wisconsin? Even within the US you find more examples than I care to count. How many Portlands are there between Portland, Maine and Portland, Oregon?
There are more than 30 cities in the US named "Portland" depending on how you count them: https://wjbq.com/how-many-cities-named-portland-are-there-in-america-more-than-you-think/
I was aiming for 1 American place to match with 1 foreign place with the same name .
Hence: Flagstaf AZ and Flagstaf Fiji.
Richmond Surrey UK
Being from CT, we have many:
and then all the England names: Norwich, Greenwich, Groton...
We even have country of Lebanon,CT
Goodbye and dont choke.
There is nothing more to say on the net. Fencing in some places is great and other places lousy. Good sportsmanship is key. A mask with a flag or funny socks only provides entertainment. Best wishes to all fencers and may the force be with you.
So you think most Olympic teams with flag masks are just ‘entertainment’ and not serious fencing?
Hebron, Eretz Yisroel, home of the Cave of the Patriarchs.
Separate names with a comma.