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>As Vancouver Island is a long (over 500 km) narrow island oriented
roughly
>north/south, and Victoria is at the southern tip, up island means
"north
>of us". "Down South" is another term that reveals that we learn our
>geography from a map. Other Canadian geographic terms are "back east",
>since that area of the country was developed first, and I think the
>easteners say "out west".

Yes, I really feel sorry for our Australian and NZ friends and points
thereabout.  They really must have sore necks <better say gr here>.  I'm
leaving for my vacation in about 2 minutes so all flames will be
ignored.

David
from the Deep South
Atlanta



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