October 23rd, 2008

misc

vindicated by wikipedia

Look--non-political spam!

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (/ˌpɛnsɨlˈveɪnjə/), often colloquially referred to as PA (its abbreviation) by natives and Northeasterners,

All through college, I got funny looks for referring to Pennsylvania as "PA" and Philadelphia as "Philly". Look like it wasn't just me being strange after all.