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"BELGIANS ARE BUFFALO." THE REASON WHY THEY CALL BELGIAN PEO-
PLE BUFFALOS IS THAT DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION, THE BELGIAN
PEOPLE MIGRATED TO BUFFALO NEW YORK FOR BETTER JOB OPPORTUNITIES.
AFTER THE DEPRESSION, THE BELGIANS MOVED BACK TO THEIR ORIGINAL
HOMES. SINCE, THEY WERE STUCK WITH THE NAME BUFFALO.
THIS WAS TOLD TO THE INFORMANT BY A BELGIAN MEAT TRUCK DRIVER,
WHOSE NAME WAS GEORGE, ABOUT A YEAR AGO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; A&P FOOD STORE

Subject headings: SPEECH -- FamilyGroup

Date learned: 04-00-1970

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