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Postby Bill » Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:12 pm

From the blog:

Ken Jennings wrote:Does anyone know of any American toponyms that are complete sentences? They have to originate as a complete sentence, not just grammatically resemble one. “Wichita Falls” doesn’t count.


I don't have anything as good as Westwego or Uneedus, but possibly a fringe selection. (By the way, does anyone else think "You need us" is a particularly creepy corporate slogan?)

Eureka, California is my candidate. Eureka is an interjection, which alone could qualify it as a complete sentence. But it comes from the Greek for "I have found it!" which has a verb and everything.

That's all I've got.
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Re: Herewego

Postby Ken Jennings » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:39 am

I like it. Eureka isn't your run-of-the-mill interjection either...it's an actual conjugated verb. So it's much more sentence-like than Wowzers, ND or Caramba, TX. (Not real towns.)
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