Porkopolis


Porkopolis
«город свинины» (устаревшее прозвище городов Чикаго и Цинциннати). Motor City — «автомобильный город» (Детройт).

Америка через американизмы. — М.: «Высшая школа». . 1982.

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  • Knute Heldner — was born a Swede in 1875. He lived in Vederslöv in Småland, Sweden. He migrated to America around 1902. [ [http://www.porkopolis.org/art gal/heldner k.htm Knute Heldner Porkopolis Art Museum ] ] He lived in Duluth Minnesota until 1934 and then he …   Wikipedia


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