How Do Cities Become Cities In America?

16 September 2016, 14:05

Westminster

Mystery Hour Question

John, Edgware

The way we distinguish a large town from a small city in this country is by a cathedral.  So how do they do this America?

Answer

Name: Dave, Chichester

Qualification: Read it in a book

Answer: American cities have nothing to do with cathedrals.  It goes back to the pioneer days when they had one horse towns and wanted to attract more people to live there, so they called it a city to make it sound more important than it was. 

 

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