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20th Jan '16 4:16:35 AM Mdumas43073
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* The country classic "(We're Not) The Jet Set" by Music/GeorgeJones and Tammy Wynette. The couple speaks of their travels to Rome, Athens, and Paris, before making it clear they mean Rome, Texas; Athens, Georgia; and Paris, Tennessee.
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* The country classic "(We're Not) The Jet Set" by Music/GeorgeJones and Tammy Wynette. The couple speaks of their travels to Rome, Athens, and Paris, before making it clear they mean Rome, Texas; Athens, Georgia; Athens, Texas; and Paris, Tennessee.
20th Jan '16 4:14:45 AM Mdumas43073
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* The country classic "(We're Not) The Jet Set" by Music/GeorgeJones and Tammy Wynette. The couple speaks of their travels to Rome, Athens, and Paris before making it clear they mean Rome, Georgia; Athens, Texas; and Paris, Tennessee.
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* The country classic "(We're Not) The Jet Set" by Music/GeorgeJones and Tammy Wynette. The couple speaks of their travels to Rome, Athens, and Paris Paris, before making it clear they mean Rome, Texas; Athens, Georgia; Athens, Texas; and Paris, Tennessee.
20th Jan '16 4:11:22 AM Mdumas43073
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* Country classic "We're Not The Jet Set" by Music/GeorgeJones and Tammy Wynette. The couple speaks of their travels to Rome, Athens, and Paris before making it clear they mean Rome, Georgia; Athens, Texas; and Paris, Tennessee.
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* Country The country classic "We're Not "(We're Not) The Jet Set" by Music/GeorgeJones and Tammy Wynette. The couple speaks of their travels to Rome, Athens, and Paris before making it clear they mean Rome, Georgia; Athens, Texas; and Paris, Tennessee.
6th Jan '16 5:19:20 PM AgProv
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* The generally quiet town of Stockport has a Dodge Hill, which directly named a rather more famous and lawless Dodge Hill in the USA. Stockport people [[note}]Stockport is still considered by its inhabitants to be in CHESHIRE, not this artificial "Greater Manchester" nonsense.[[/note]] find this amusing.
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* The generally quiet town of Stockport has a Dodge Hill, which directly named a rather more famous and lawless Dodge Hill in the USA. Stockport people [[note}]Stockport [[note]]Stockport is still considered by its inhabitants to be in CHESHIRE, not this artificial "Greater Manchester" nonsense.[[/note]] find this amusing.
6th Jan '16 5:18:40 PM AgProv
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** There are three Bangors, two in Wales and one in Northern Ireland. The easterly Welsh Bangor is officially called Bangor-on-Dee to distinguish itself from the one near Caernarfon. But Scotland also has a River Dee. Mail deliveries can get confusing. * The generally quiet town of Stockport has a Dodge Hill, which directly named a rather more famous and lawless Dodge Hill in the USA. Stockport people [[note}]Stockport is still considered by its inhabitants to be in CHESHIRE, not this artificial "Greater Manchester" nonsense.[[/note]] find this amusing.
6th Jan '16 5:08:58 PM AgProv
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** Yale College, Wrexham, Wales, was founded by a local man, Elihu Yale, who then emigrated to the USA and founded a second Yale College there. Fast-forward for over a century to when Yale College is fairly well established as an American university, and the successor college to Yale Wrexham is rechartering itself as a university. The Welsh college tried to reach back in its history and relaunch itself as Yale University, Wrexham. But as the subsequent court case pointed out with some force, just having the name first was no defence in law. (Yale, USA, could afford far better lawyers). Prifysgol Owain Glydwr/University of Wales, Wrexham had to find a different name, pronto. [[note]]it was graciously agreed they could use the Welsh-language ''Coleg Iāl'', thoug[[/note]]).
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** Yale College, Wrexham, Wales, was founded by a local man, Elihu Yale, who then emigrated to the USA and founded a second Yale College there. Fast-forward for over a century to when Yale College is fairly well established as an American university, and the successor college to Yale Wrexham is rechartering itself as a university. The Welsh college tried to reach back in its history and relaunch itself as Yale University, Wrexham. But as the subsequent court case pointed out with some force, just having the name first was no defence in law. (Yale, USA, could afford far better lawyers). Prifysgol Owain Glydwr/University of Wales, Wrexham had to find a different name, pronto. [[note]]it was graciously agreed they could use the Welsh-language ''Coleg Iāl'', thoug[[/note]]).though[[/note]].
6th Jan '16 5:06:29 PM AgProv
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More transatlantic conguence, or not
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** Yale College, Wrexham, Wales, was founded by a local man, Elihu Yale, who then emigrated to the USA and founded a second Yale College there. Fast-forward for over a century to when Yale College is fairly well established as an American university, and the successor college to Yale Wrexham is rechartering itself as a university. The Welsh college tried to reach back in its history and relaunch itself as Yale University, Wrexham. But as the subsequent court case pointed out with some force, just having the name first was no defence in law. (Yale, USA, could afford far better lawyers). Prifysgol Owain Glydwr/University of Wales, Wrexham had to find a different name, pronto. [[note]]it was graciously agreed they could use the Welsh-language ''Coleg Iāl'', thoug[[/note]]).
20th Nov '15 5:42:42 PM ernestogon
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* When the athlete from Georgia died during the Winter Olympics, they had to specify that they meant Georgia the country, not the state.
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* When the athlete from Georgia died during the Winter Olympics, they had to specify that they meant Georgia the country, not the American state.

* When ** Santiago (Spanish name for St. James) would qualify for this. In Latin America and Spain there's a plethora of cities with the athlete from Georgia died during the Winter Olympics, they had to specify that they meant Georgia the country, name including but not the state.limited to Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic), Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Santiago del Estero (Argentina), and Santiago, capital of Chile.

* There is an anecdote about a trucker taking a shipment to LA--Los Angeles, California--that was actually intended to go to Louisiana (postal abbreviation LA).

* ** There is an anecdote about a trucker taking a shipment to LA--Los Angeles, California--that was actually intended to go to Louisiana (postal abbreviation LA).LA). ** There is in Chile a small city named ''Los Įngeles''. [[TakeThat Take That]]. It's situated at the Bio-Bio Region, which capital and biggest settlement is Concepción (the second-biggest city in the nation).

* Santiago (Spanish name for St. James) would qualifies for this. In Latin America and Spain there's a plethora of cities with the name including but not limited to Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic), Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Santiago del Estero (Argentina), and Santiago, capital of Chile.
20th Nov '15 5:36:46 PM ernestogon
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* Santiago (Spanish name for St. James) would qualifies for this. In Latin America and Spain there's a plethora of cities with the name including but not limited to Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic), Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Santiago del Estero (Argentina), and Santiago, capital of Chile.
22nd Oct '15 12:04:35 PM Yora
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* There are over 20 cities and towns called Newtown in the UK, over 16 in Ireland, and about 50 towns and boroughs called Neustadt in Germany. Other places with names of the same meaning include Novgorod in Russia and Naples in Italy, which makes this almost OlderThanDirt.
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