Leftpondia

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Etymology[edit]

From left (west) +‎ pond (Atlantic Ocean) +‎ -ia. Apparently from the Usenet newsgroup alt.usage.english circa 1997. [1]

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Leftpondia

  1. (slang) English-speaking parts of The Americas.
    • 2002 June 17, Graybags <gbas@lineone.net>, "Some Thoughts On Leftpondia", alt.possessive.its.has.no.apostrophe, Usenet.
    • 2003 October 30, tomcatpolka@yaNOSPAMhoo.com, "to Rightpondia", alt.usage.english, Usenet,
      One difference between Rightpondia and Leftpondia is that Arpudlians go 'to hospital' and Elpudlians go 'to the hospital'.
    • 2007 August 16, K_S_ONeill@yahoo.com, "Regarding Leftpondia", alt.fan.cecil-adams, Usenet.

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