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Re: Nicknames for cities

Posted by San fransisco on August 30, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Nicknames for cities posted by aaron on August 08, 2003

: : Some South African city names:

: : Cape Town: The Mother City
: : Johannesburg: Joeys / Joburg
: : Pretoria: The Jacaranda City
: : Port Elizabeth: The Friendly City
: : Plettenburg Bay: Plett
: : Durban: Durbs

: For Chicagoans we know it as:
: 1)The windy city
: 2)Chi-Town
: 3)Chi-gil
: 4)Da Town
: 4)Chicagoland

: I believe the name is native-american in origin and it means onions.