[PW] the non-panhandle part of the state is called what?
Lois Aleta Fundis
fundisl at weirton.lib.wv.us
Fri Feb 17 11:54:03 PST 2017
I've lived in West Virginia, which is blessed (or cursed?) with two of them
-- I live in the Northern Panhandle myself -- for 42 years, but have never
heard of a term for the part of the state that's not in a panhandle, not
even one specific to WV.
I also asked a coworker who has lived in this state, and in this panhandle,
all her life, and she hasn't heard of such a term either. So if there is
such a word, word of it never seems to have reached Appalachia.
On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 2:19 PM, John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 12:46 PM, anne rojas <anne.c.rojas at gmail.com>
> When a state has a panhandle, what is the part of the state that's not the
> > panhandle called? Is there a word for it?
> I've never heard it given a name. Perhaps people living in the panhandle
> might call it the pan, but those who don't probably exercise their
> non-panhandler privilege and just blur the disttinction between the state
> and the pan.
> John Cowan http://vrici.lojban.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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