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Old 12-12-2010, 12:02 PM
 
Location: Appalachian New York, Formerly Louisiana
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Are you sure about this? Most maps show Appalachia as this
That's the sub region, "Appalachia" as defined by the ARC.

The Appalachian region as dictated by geography is much larger.
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Old 12-12-2010, 12:06 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Oh sorry i misread it! I thought you were saying that Northern New York up to Main was Appalachia.
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Old 12-12-2010, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Appalachian New York, Formerly Louisiana
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Oh sorry i misread it! I thought you were saying that Northern New York up to Main was Appalachia.
No no. XD

Just that they were, indeed, Appalachian.

The only trouble with that map I have is that it doesn't seem to extend far enough to the west in Kentucky. The Allegheny plateau's hills go all the way out to Indiana.

Other than that, it's an accurate depiction of the American Appalachian region.

And a hard map to find for some reason.
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Old 12-12-2010, 12:55 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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^ hmmm, seems strange as "yall" is a contraction for "you all". If somebody ever said "yall" when referring to only me, I would probably look around and try to figure out who else they were talking to.
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I don't think proper grammar comes into play an awful lot. Especially with slang. XD
There is nothing ungrammatical about it. Virtually every European language, English included, uses (or has traditionally used) the 2nd person plural to refer to a singular subject in the formal voice.

Think Usted (Spanish), Sie (German), Vous (French) and Ye (English).
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:46 PM
 
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"yall" is not equivalent to "usted" The equivalent to "yall" in Spanish would be "vosotros" Standard English lacks this form, but Southern English has it,
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Old 12-13-2010, 06:42 AM
 
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In some sense the Appalachians extend to Scotland and Morocco: Appalachian Trail could extend overseas to Morocco - USATODAY.com
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Old 12-13-2010, 07:27 AM
 
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Are you sure about this? Most maps show Appalachia as this

that's the "Regional Commission" set up by the US government. Distribution of federal $$$$$ was involved, so every senator was competing to have more of their state included. it is a political map, and has nothing to do with the land.. which is why it goes into Mississippi, and Youngstown, Ohio, which are hard to justify as appalchian.
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Old 12-13-2010, 11:41 AM
 
Location: Appalachian New York, Formerly Louisiana
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In some sense the Appalachians extend to Scotland and Morocco: Appalachian Trail could extend overseas to Morocco - USATODAY.com

That's interesting. But I have one counterpoint to their concept. The mountains may have touched, in fact, caused each other, in an ancient world. But the western part didn't get the name Appalachians until the Indians called them that.

That would make them more like siblings rather than the same range I'd think.

You know the funny thing? America's modern Appalachian highlanders, for the most part, came from European lowlands.

But I digress, if they want to make a multi-national trail over there, good on them. It's certainly beautiful in Europe.
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Old 12-13-2010, 11:44 AM
 
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Conversely there's also an effort afoot to create a long-distance footpath more within the Federally defined Appalachian region than the Appalachian Trail is: The Great Eastern Trail
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Old 12-13-2010, 11:58 AM
 
Location: Appalachian New York, Formerly Louisiana
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Conversely there's also an effort afoot to create a long-distance footpath more within the Federally defined Appalachian region than the Appalachian Trail is: The Great Eastern Trail
I know that one.

They finished the New York leg between Watkins and Elmira I believe.
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