How mad would you get?

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  1. cathy a former fencer

    cathy a former fencer Made the Cut

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  2. wwittman

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    There are thousands of American cities named for British cities ( or “new” British city)
     
  3. wwittman

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    No. It only took 30 seconds after seeing it. :cool:

    York. Uk
    York PA
    New York NY

    London UK
    London Ontario
    New London CT
     
  4. jkormann

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    Well, those are in "New England."
     
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    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?
     
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    cathy a former fencer Made the Cut

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    I was aiming for 1 American place to match with 1 foreign place with the same name .
    Hence: Flagstaf AZ and Flagstaf Fiji.
     
  8. wwittman

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    Richmond VA
    Richmond Surrey UK

    Naples FL
    Naples IT

    Manchester VT
    Manchester UK

    Birmingham AL
    Birmingham UK
     
  9. posineg

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    Being from CT, we have many:

    Hebron, CT
    Hebron Palestine

    Berlin, CT
    Berlin, Germany

    and then all the England names: Norwich, Greenwich, Groton...

    We even have country of Lebanon,CT
     
  10. cathy a former fencer

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    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.
     
  11. wwittman

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    So you think most Olympic teams with flag masks are just ‘entertainment’ and not serious fencing?

    Just curious.
     
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    Hebron, Eretz Yisroel, home of the Cave of the Patriarchs.
     

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