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    Look! My Spine! RubenX's Avatar
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    Floridians or Floridianites?

    What are the rules determining how to call the native people of <whatever>? When it should be <whatever>ians Vs <whatever>nites?
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    Floridiots
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    I STILL miss East Hill :) Rollfast's Avatar
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    Soon to be bankrupt.
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    Floridian. The weird one was the first time I heard a Floridian call themselves a *******. I mentioned eating smoked mullet and he responds, 'yes, that's what a true ******* eats.' Then he had to explain for me.

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    Seminole.

    Andrew Jackson would disagree.

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    Make it up.

    In my town we are called Carlsbadasses.
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    For a state, if not obvious, a legislature may actually set a rule. I seem to recall they did that in Michigan when I lived there to distinguish between Michiganian and Michigander. I forget which was the preferred version.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Here we are Austinites. The nearby town of Leander's populace are referred to as Leanderthals. At the state level, Texans. I always think Arkansans sounds wierd for those in Arkansas.

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    They're recommended by the US Government Print Office.

    Wikipedia has a good list:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...or_U.S._states
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    frozen effen Buckeyes
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    Massholes
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    Never liked "Hoosier", so I laughed when I heard some stranger say "Hoozit."

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