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Tory in Paulson, Wyoming, is surprised to find that many people aren’t familiar with the term bowery used to mean “an open-air pavilion.” Bowery comes from a Dutch word for “farm,” bouwerij. Today this specialized use of bowery to denote “a roofed, open-air structure” is mainly heard in the Rocky Mountains and North Midlands of the United States. This is part of a complete episode.

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