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Subject:  Re: RE info Date:  8/29/2012  10:13 AM
Author:  chkNYC Number:  7730 of 7822

"Boro" is a common abbreviated spelling for "borough"

Hi Earble!

I'm aware of that, having grown up in Brooklyn -- where "Borough Hall" and the "Borough Hall subway station" are constantly referred to in the newspapers as "Boro Hall" and the "Boro Hall subway station".

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Cute!

Christina
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