Date: Fri, 31 Oct 1997 16:34:55 -0800
From: Peter McGraw pmcgraw[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]LINFIELD.EDU
Subject: Re: Neck Hue
On Fri, 31 Oct 1997, Beverly Flanigan wrote:
A similar label in Bloomington, Indiana was "stoney," for the kids
whose parents worked in the limestone quarries south of town, and for
all non-town, non-IU kids. Cf. "farmer," "plowboy," etc. up North.
Gee, where did the makers of the film Breaking Away get "cutter"? Is that
for townies who work in the quarries, and "stoney" is for quarry workers
from outlying towns?