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Etymology

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Cornersville, TN gets its name from the fact that it is located in the corner of four counties.

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Keyword(s): Cornersville, Counties ; ETYMOLOGY ; Language ; NAME ; Origin ; REGIONAL ; Tennessee ; WORD

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Folk etymology

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Many people in middle Tenn. speak of living in the "Bible Belt" of the state because churches are so prominent.

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Keyword(s): Belt ; BIBLE ; CHURCH ; COUNTRY ; Language ; Nickname ; REGIONAL ; SLANG ; STATE ; Tennessee ; Vocabulary

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Vocabulary of Special Group

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