a citizen of Topeka

English translation: Topekan

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English term or phrase:a citizen of Topeka
Selected answer:Topekan
Entered by: Charlesp

12:34 Apr 1, 2010
English language (monolingual) [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: a citizen of Topeka
Is a citizen of Topeka called a “Topeker” or a “Topekan"?
Charlesp
Sweden
Local time: 05:30
Topekan
Explanation:
5 Dec 2009 ... "Topekans against the Ban" are launching a contest awarding petition circulators who gather the most signatures between Dec. 16 and Dec. 22. ...
www.wibw.com/localnews/headlines/79370802.html -

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Note added at 8 mins (2010-04-01 12:43:43 GMT)
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Topekan Missionaries Home Safe: After nearly a week, a Topeka Missionary is now home safe from Haiti, and his sist... http://bit.ly/6ulxUx.
tweetmeme.com/.../topekan-missionaries-home-safe-ksntcom-news-weather-sports-topeka-kansas -

Church of Topeka, Kansas. During his second winter there, he came face to ... was the first white Topekan to say so (Miller, 1987, p. 49). ...
www.informaworld.com/index/907941849.pdf

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Note added at 20 mins (2010-04-01 12:55:06 GMT)
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Of course, if they were French they would be Topequois.

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Note added at 27 mins (2010-04-01 13:02:25 GMT)
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Or are they Googlians?
"Topeka is the capital city of the state of Kansas. Earlier this month, the mayor of Topeka, Bill Bunten, announced that he had renamed the city to Google. This was a big surprise even for Google. Bunten says the name change is unofficial, but they are having fun with it, reports CNN. Bunten hopes this way Topeka will raise its profile in the competition for Google's Fiber for Communities Program, which will bring an ultra-high-speed fiber optic network to selected American communities."
http://www.huliq.com/1/92346/topeka-googles-april-fools-2010...
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B D Finch
France
Local time: 05:30
Grading comment
Googlean only for the day.
1 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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5 +13Topekan
B D Finch


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a citizen of topeka
Topekan


Explanation:
5 Dec 2009 ... "Topekans against the Ban" are launching a contest awarding petition circulators who gather the most signatures between Dec. 16 and Dec. 22. ...
www.wibw.com/localnews/headlines/79370802.html -

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Note added at 8 mins (2010-04-01 12:43:43 GMT)
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Topekan Missionaries Home Safe: After nearly a week, a Topeka Missionary is now home safe from Haiti, and his sist... http://bit.ly/6ulxUx.
tweetmeme.com/.../topekan-missionaries-home-safe-ksntcom-news-weather-sports-topeka-kansas -

Church of Topeka, Kansas. During his second winter there, he came face to ... was the first white Topekan to say so (Miller, 1987, p. 49). ...
www.informaworld.com/index/907941849.pdf

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Note added at 20 mins (2010-04-01 12:55:06 GMT)
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Of course, if they were French they would be Topequois.

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Note added at 27 mins (2010-04-01 13:02:25 GMT)
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Or are they Googlians?
"Topeka is the capital city of the state of Kansas. Earlier this month, the mayor of Topeka, Bill Bunten, announced that he had renamed the city to Google. This was a big surprise even for Google. Bunten says the name change is unofficial, but they are having fun with it, reports CNN. Bunten hopes this way Topeka will raise its profile in the competition for Google's Fiber for Communities Program, which will bring an ultra-high-speed fiber optic network to selected American communities."
http://www.huliq.com/1/92346/topeka-googles-april-fools-2010...

B D Finch
France
Local time: 05:30
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 192
Grading comment
Googlean only for the day.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  William [Bill] Gray: Also: http://www.wibw.com/localnews/headlines/85062092.html & http://cjonline.com/life/2010-03-13/topekan_in_latest_scorse... . Best wishes for a pleasant Easter...
3 mins
  -> Thanks Bill www.topekaheavenscentflowers.com/topeka.../easter-flowers-9... -

agree  David Russi
4 mins
  -> Thanks David

agree  writeaway: crazy-the answer is not as highlighted as the question. so I thought the answer was citizen. of course it's Topekan-2 seconds on the web reveals all (ps-they also say sure nuf in Topeka ;-) )
4 mins
  -> Thanks writeaway - quite

agree  Rob Grayson: Surely it's quicker to spend ten seconds on Google than to post a KudoZ question?
9 mins
  -> Thanks Rob. Yup - as they say in Topeka.

agree  Jenni Lukac (X)
38 mins
  -> Thanks Jenni

agree  Kahli Bree Adams, M.A.
39 mins
  -> Thanks Nicole

agree  Stephanie Ezrol
41 mins
  -> Thanks Stephanie

agree  jccantrell
1 hr

agree  Rolf Keiser
2 hrs

agree  Stanislaw Czech, MCIL
3 hrs

agree  eesegura
3 hrs

agree  BrettMN
9 hrs

agree  Phong Le
1 day 19 hrs
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