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Talk:Mid-Atlantic

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What's listed for the East Coast is technically the Mid-Atlantic region. The East Coast covers Maine through Florida.

- CSP

Mid-atlantic is a much better term, actually. --Evan 16:10, 4 Dec 2003 (PST)

Cities

I'm not totally set on the cities currently listed. Perhaps swap Rochester for Albany? Neither are really great travel destinations though. There are, however, some more good travel destinations that are very small cities (like Princeton). If anyone ever takes an interest in changing the 9 listed cities, I'll be watching this page and will help out. --Peter Talk 02:05, 24 August 2007 (EDT)

Disambiguator

What is the parenthetical US of A here disambiguating? I'm not aware of any other Mid-Atlantics in the world and it's annoying to type. Would anyone object to moving this page to Mid-Atlantic? --Peter Talk 16:08, 20 February 2008 (EST)

Always thought this was weird, especially since Mid-Atlantic redirects here. Would support de-disambiguation. OldPine 16:27, 20 February 2008 (EST)
De-disambiguated. --Peter Talk 13:57, 23 February 2008 (EST)

Parsing words

Per Wikitravel:Tone, we encourage lively writing, and discourage people from parsing words. But more to the point, what the heck is the logical difference between "arguably the world's greatest city" and "one of the world's greatest cities?" How could one be pretentious and the other not when they are both different expressions of the exact same argument? Any "one of the world's greatest cities" could be "arguably the greatest." The only difference I see is that the latter is more weakly stated, and I don't like seeing articles watered down. --Peter Talk 20:46, 19 July 2008 (EDT)

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