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Beaker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-01-03 04:41 PM
Response to Reply #35
50. "The Windy City" has to do with politics, not weather.
It was coined by a New York columnist in the early 1900's, I believe.
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  -Is Chicago the best U.S. city or what? bif  Dec-01-03 01:05 PM   #0 
  - I love Chicago too.  GOPisEvil   Dec-01-03 01:06 PM   #1 
  - On the whole - I'd rather be in Philadelphia  LynneSin   Dec-01-03 01:07 PM   #2 
  - Well, having been born and raised there,  Demobrat   Dec-01-03 01:07 PM   #3 
  - Well, I have a bit of a bias.  terrya   Dec-01-03 01:07 PM   #4 
  - No. New York City is. n/t  mikehiggins   Dec-01-03 01:08 PM   #5 
  - Who asked you?  forradalom   Dec-01-03 01:24 PM   #18 
  - I do love Chicago to visit  flamingyouth   Dec-01-03 01:09 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, much too cold in the winter  antiwarwarrior   Dec-01-03 01:14 PM   #8 
  - I'm from Detroit so the cold is no big deal.  bif   Dec-01-03 01:17 PM   #11 
     - "Brisk" wind?  antiwarwarrior   Dec-01-03 01:19 PM   #12 
        - They don't call it the windy city for nothing!  flamingyouth   Dec-01-03 02:10 PM   #35 
           - Actually I read somewhere  bif   Dec-01-03 03:06 PM   #44 
           - "The Windy City" has to do with politics, not weather.  Beaker   Dec-01-03 04:41 PM   #50 
  - MYYYYYY KIND OOOOFFF TOOOOWNNN CHICAGO!  HEyHEY   Dec-01-03 01:10 PM   #7 
  - Nope. Great city -- I lived there four years. But not the best.  damnraddem   Dec-01-03 01:16 PM   #9 
  - Yes!  prolesunited   Dec-01-03 01:17 PM   #10 
  - Went to Shedd Aquarium...  bif   Dec-01-03 01:22 PM   #15 
     - I like the aquarium  prolesunited   Dec-01-03 01:32 PM   #22 
     - Haven't been to Science and Industry at Christmas.  bif   Dec-01-03 01:35 PM   #23 
        - Well, you can put both on you itinerary  prolesunited   Dec-01-03 01:46 PM   #25 
           - The art institute of Chicago  steviet_2003   Dec-01-03 05:06 PM   #58 
              - Which burb steviet?  XNASA   Dec-01-03 05:18 PM   #59 
                 - My home is in Lake Zurich  steviet_2003   Dec-01-03 05:35 PM   #63 
     - Moody's is in my neighborhood.  greatauntoftriplets   Dec-01-03 01:59 PM   #29 
        - We were there Friday night.  bif   Dec-01-03 02:08 PM   #34 
           - It would have been funny if we had been there at the same time  greatauntoftriplets   Dec-01-03 02:12 PM   #36 
              - That would have been funny. Maybe next time  bif   Dec-01-03 02:34 PM   #40 
  - Chicago is neat..............  BigDaddyLove   Dec-01-03 01:19 PM   #13 
  - I'm moving to Chicago in February.  RandomKoolzip   Dec-01-03 01:22 PM   #14 
  - Where are you going to work/go to school/whatever?  forradalom   Dec-01-03 01:24 PM   #17 
  - Well, my wife already moved there, and she's looking at apartments  RandomKoolzip   Dec-01-03 01:41 PM   #24 
     - Lots of different neighborhoods  GinaMaria   Dec-01-03 01:57 PM   #27 
     - My friend lives in Andersonville  bif   Dec-01-03 02:01 PM   #30 
     - I live in Hyde Park  forradalom   Dec-01-03 02:28 PM   #37 
     - Another suggestion. Edgewater.  terrya   Dec-01-03 04:52 PM   #52 
     - ewwwwww........Naperville  _W_   Dec-01-03 05:19 PM   #60 
     - What GinaMaria said and also  greatauntoftriplets   Dec-01-03 02:03 PM   #31 
     - If you want inexpensive, near transportation  Logansquare   Dec-01-03 04:38 PM   #49 
  - apartments  dymaxia   Dec-01-03 03:59 PM   #47 
  - My sister has a nice apartment  Nikia   Dec-01-03 04:11 PM   #48 
     - The only Bennigan's near Bryn Mawr is WAY west...  Beaker   Dec-01-03 04:55 PM   #54 
        - We're both bad with road maps and directions  Nikia   Dec-01-03 05:50 PM   #64 
  - "Loving Chicago is like loving a woman with a broken nose."  forradalom   Dec-01-03 01:23 PM   #16 
  - No.  rbnyc   Dec-01-03 01:25 PM   #19 
  - DuPage County  GinaMaria   Dec-01-03 01:58 PM   #28 
     - LOL  rbnyc   Dec-01-03 02:07 PM   #33 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-01-03 02:29 PM   #38 
     - DuPage County is scary, alright!  Cadfael   Dec-01-03 05:03 PM   #56 
        - Not too far from Hastert's district either.  steviet_2003   Dec-01-03 05:32 PM   #61 
  - I vote yes  Skittles   Dec-01-03 01:29 PM   #20 
  - Milwaukee is the Best!!  MrsGrumpy   Dec-01-03 01:30 PM   #21 
  - yes, but  GinaMaria   Dec-01-03 01:50 PM   #26 
  - Chicago doesn't dazzle in any particular field.  XNASA   Dec-01-03 02:06 PM   #32 
  - What He Said!  ProfessorGAC   Dec-01-03 03:36 PM   #46 
     - Of course. Architecturally speaking, Chicago is second to none.  XNASA   Dec-01-03 04:59 PM   #55 
  - Head and shoulders better!  Padraig18   Dec-01-03 02:31 PM   #39 
  - NYC is incredible  bif   Dec-01-03 02:37 PM   #42 
  - great city  leftofthedial   Dec-01-03 02:35 PM   #41 
  - None of these cities compare with Asheville, NC. (nt)  brainshrub   Dec-01-03 02:39 PM   #43 
  - You beat me to it.  mlawson   Dec-01-03 05:34 PM   #62 
  - Chicago OK but I really like the Minneapolis/St. Paul area big time  grannylib   Dec-01-03 03:34 PM   #45 
  - No. San Francisco is.  retread   Dec-01-03 04:51 PM   #51 
  - Well, of course!  ComerPerro   Dec-01-03 04:54 PM   #53 
  - the older I get  ZombyWoof   Dec-01-03 05:04 PM   #57 
  - Short answer: yes!  pmbryant   Dec-01-03 05:56 PM   #65 
 

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