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Old 11-30-2016, 07:16 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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Philly is mid-atlantic
Nobody says that.
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Old 11-30-2016, 08:19 PM
 
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Everyone says that
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Old 12-01-2016, 03:09 AM
 
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I was in Philly once and I heard it. Plus my friend's sister knows a guy whose brother's uncle used to know someone whose buddy lived in Philly. So, like I know.

Philly is inland northern mid-east coast too, this term is also acceptable.
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Old 12-01-2016, 06:43 AM
 
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Nobody says that.
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Everyone says that
The truth is somewhere in between.

Although Philly is technically part of the mid-Atlantic, these days the term seems to apply more to those cities/areas along the eastern seaboard that have more of a Southern/Northern mix to some extent--which is why the DC-Baltimore region is the unofficial epicenter of the modern definition of the mid-Atlantic. Philly is mostly considered to be just plain ol' Northeastern, like NYC (which is also technically mid-Atlantic).
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Old 12-01-2016, 07:14 AM
 
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I was in Philly once and I heard it. Plus my friend's sister knows a guy whose brother's uncle used to know someone whose buddy lived in Philly. So, like I know.

Philly is inland northern mid-east coast too, this term is also acceptable.
Philly is in the the Northeastern U.S along the east coast and the mid Atlantic is the sub region. In this context, the mid Atlantic are the states in the Northeast but not in New England (PA,NY,NJ). Also, although Philly isn't physically located on the east coast, Philly is located at sea level on the the tidal Delaware River running straight into the ocean and also functions as a sea port therefore Philly is coastal.

Northeast, MidAtlantic East coast- Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey

Northeast, New England East Coast- Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, Maine
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Old 12-01-2016, 10:16 AM
 
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If I'm in Philly and about to go to the area of land which borders the body of water called Atlantic Ocean, and I'm to tell someone where I'm headed, I would say:

I'm headed to...
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Old 12-01-2016, 11:40 AM
 
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The North-East region is but not the entire EastCoast.
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Old 12-01-2016, 11:51 AM
 
Location: Richmond, VA
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If I'm in Philly and about to go to the area of land which borders the body of water called Atlantic Ocean, and I'm to tell someone where I'm headed, I would say:

I'm headed to...
trick question,..the Shore!
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Old 12-01-2016, 12:01 PM
 
Location: The City
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trick question,..the Shore!

or even maybe better stated


"down the shore"
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Old 12-01-2016, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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or even maybe better stated


"down the shore"
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trick question,..the Shore!
Alternatively, he/she could also be headed to the Delaware beaches
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