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RE: WGBH comment on Fybush.com
Well I'm from Chicopee, and I've always called the Boston area "down there"
and our area "out here", and Cape Cod "Down the cape"...
[mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Bill
Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2001 11:57 AM
To: Bill O'Neill; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: WGBH comment on Fybush.com
I worked at "GBY in there early 80's and the GM Jack Caldwell told the story
the calls as:
WGBH Great Blue Hills
WGBX Great Blue Experimental
WGBY Springfield Great blue Yonder
There were plans for channel 35 on Mt. Graylock that was to be
WGBW Great Blue West
I remember going to 125 Western Ave to pick up a microwave unit. When I
introduced myself the the "blond" receptionist as being from WGBY she
responded "oh those call letters are almost like ours" I told her they
be "GBH owned us. She said oh ya i heard we owned a station out
Why do people in Boston think everything west of 128 "out west"?
That OK I consider everything east of 128 "out east"