- From west + Virginia. (Wiktionary)
“I slipped past mountains, past the University of West Virginia as the Family Stone crooned “Que Sera, Sera.””
“And then I'd be off to Monora, down on the Monongahela River, halfway to the West Virginia line.”
“Culver brought equilibrium theory into his analysis of the biotas of certain West Virginia caves.”
“In West Virginia we got all kinds, so maybe we got c-u-n-t too, but I swear to almighty God with my hand on my heart "— and not to he thought a liar she placed it there —" that we ain't got it with a capital C.”
“Then in 1985, U.S. representative Henry Waxman, chairman of the House Health and Environment Subcommittee, released an internal Union Carbide memo that stated that a “runaway reaction could cause a catastrophic failure of the storage tanks holding the poisonous MIC gas” at the West Virginia plant.162 The EPA confirmed that the Institute plant had experienced twenty-eight smaller gas leaks between 1980 and 1984.163 Understandably, people freaked out.”
“She was from some godforsaken place in West Virginia — you know the kind — blink and you miss it — someplace called Sand Flats, something like that.”
“But it seemed to me that if he thought that monotonous ring around the rosie was a good trick, the sooner he got out of the mountain air of West Virginia and back to sea level, the better.”
“For example, despite 13 billion tons of coal being pulled out of West Virginia in the past 150 years, West Virginians have the lowest median household income in the country, with the literacy rate in the southern coalfield region about that of Kabul, Afghanistan.136”
“The troops from West Virginia were under Brigadier-General George Crook, with Colonels Joseph Thoburn and Isaac H. Duval as division commanders, and though in all not more than one fair-sized division, they had been designated, on account of the department they belonged to, the Army of West Virginia.”
“Dear sirs: -- We the commissioners appointed by the Pittsburg Annual Conference, A.M. E. Church present the following claim which includes all the A.M. E. Churches in the state of West Virginia now held by the aforesaid Virginia Annual Conference except Jefferson County.”
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