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On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 10:00 PM, William Wright
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> I've noticed that, in English, "North" is associated with "up" and
> "South" is associated with "down". This, and the ensuing train of

In the U.S., too, we have "out West" and "back East", which obviously
derive from the direction of settlement.

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Jim Henry
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