On 19/02/2018 20:59, Jo wrote:
Indeed - but if you actually read the links there you'll see Bill
Bryson's comment on that very page ("In different regions they go by
different names..."). He's someone who's studied the origin of the
language in both the UK and the US. The word "holloway" is pretty
archaic, appearing now only in some placenames (I gave an example in
Derbyshire) but isn't widely used as a descriptive term.
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