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Old 04-05-2010, 08:59 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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Default What is the demonym of your city?

I'll start with Phoenix:

Phoenicians.
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Old 04-05-2010, 09:09 PM
 
Location: yeah
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Josers
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Old 04-05-2010, 09:13 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Houstonians

Austinites

Dallasites (I think)

And those are the only major cities I've lived in.
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Old 04-05-2010, 09:44 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island and Atlanta, GA
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St. Simonsians, although to the locals we're just Islanders.
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:03 PM
 
Location: New Orleans, United States
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New Orleanian
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:05 PM
 
Location: Location Location
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Chicagoan
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:21 PM
 
Location: Spain
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Angeleno (or Angelino...)

p.s. I really like that people from Phoenix are called Phoenicians - it's a really cool demonym.
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:39 PM
 
Location: Long Beach
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I'm still trying to figure out the denomyn for Massachusetts.

It's either Bay Stater or Massachusettsian, such a weird word. I just say New Englander b/c it's easier.

For city, Springfielder.
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:51 PM
 
Location: Spain
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Originally Posted by lmkcin View Post
I'm still trying to figure out the denomyn for Massachusetts.

It's either Bay Stater or Massachusettsian, such a weird word. I just say New Englander b/c it's easier.

For city, Springfielder.
apparently its bay stater. found this on wiki

M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 35
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:54 PM
 
Location: Long Beach
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Originally Posted by PDX_LAX View Post
apparently its bay stater. found this on wiki

M.G.L. - Chapter 2, Section 35

LMFAO, that's hilarious that it needed to be legislated. Thanks for finding it!
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