Re: State Badges (Michiganians)
rodney w. bidinger (rwbidin@ALW.NIH.GOV)
Tue, 12 Nov 1996 07:39:49 -0500
Pete, Townsend Replied to my posting:
>Not to flame you but the proper terminalogy for a native of Michigan
>is or should be famous Michiganders...
>Sorry to tell you this, but the correct term IS "Michiganian".
>This is the official term recognized by the State.
>[ There has always been a running use of the alternative term
> Michigander. And there has always been the humorous counter
> about that Michiganders are men and Michigeese are women ].
>Keeping FUN in scOUTING, Pete Townsend ASM T188, Rochester Hills MI
This may be a new term then (with all the PC terms now in use), because
growing up in Detroit, St. Clair Shores, and Warren the official term
was Michigander. It could also be a regional thing.
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