[PLUG-TALK] Risk of earthquake based nuclear problems in USA

Ronald Chmara ronabop at gmail.com
Sun Mar 20 21:21:48 PDT 2011


On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 5:13 PM, Gregory Salter <winterbeastie at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear John;
>     (oh what a start THAT one is) my use of Aridzona is not from "Arid Zone"
> but from reading the comments of some of the people living there.
> That's what they call it themselves...
>

I lived in Tucson for 30 years.... "zonies" was the term I am
accustomed to, reflecting the look one gains from living in such heat:
a zoned, distant, stare.

See also:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arizona#Etymology



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