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Re: Osama or Usama?

Garrett writes:
> Compare the distinction which exists in Connecticut between the City
> of Hartford, the Town of Hartford, and the County of Hartford.  (The
> Town of Hartford is conterminous with the city of the same name, and
> still officially exists as a legal venue but has no day-to-day <snip>

My favorite is "The City Known as the Town of Methuen, Massachusetts."  Then
there's the local media wink that whenever interviewing Dracut, Mass.
officials, they will 99% likely call it "thetownadracut"

Bill O'Neill
Town of Shoreham, VT