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From: Jeanette Martin <>
Subject: Re: Creek/Crick
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 1997 22:30:12 -0700


Edward Andrews wrote:
>
> > Date: Wed, 27 Aug 1997 19:49:29 -0400
> > From: John Giacoletti <>
> > Subject: Creek/Crick
> > To: Scotch-Irish <>
>
> > What are "creeks" called in Ulster?
> I could ask what is a creek?
> I presume it is a watercourse containing running water.
> If it needs a bridge to cross it, it is called a river.
> If you can paddle it it is a burn or a stream.
> Edward Andrews
> St Nicholas Buccleuch Parish Church Dalkeith, Midlothian Scotland
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Well, I guess it depends where you are as to what it's called. Down in
Georgia we call it a creek, a stream or a branch. Call it a watercourse
and you'd be laughed out of the state! Jeanette in Georgia/USA

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