Date: Fri, 4 Nov 1994 15:11:54 EST From: Vicki Rosenzweig Subject: Re: new york city and upstate I've heard "downstate" occasionally: for example, here in New York City, Cornell University has a school called Downstate Medical. But it's not a term New York City or Long Island residents would use to refer to ourselves: we're "New Yorkers" (specifying that we're from "New York City" or "the City" [and yes, I'm aware of the arrogance of that one] if appropriate) or "Long Islanders. Vicki Rosenzweig vr%acmcr.uucp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] New York, NY