On 30 Sep 2002 at 11:51, Ken Kogler posted a message which said: > Sounds a lot like Chicago compared to the rest of Illinois. Here in > Chicago, anything not actually in Chicago or it's suburbs is referred to > as "Southern Illinois". Gets a bit confusuing, as driving the entire > length of Illinois from Chicago (in the NE corner) to the southern tip > can be a 7 or 8 hour drive on the freeway... It's quite a lot of > farmland down there! I'd think it would also get confusing for those folk trying to get to Elgin or Rockford. deke -- Do gravediggers qualify for "cost of living" raises?