[ic] Need a contact number

Jeff Boes jeff at endpoint.com
Wed Jul 12 12:43:58 EDT 2006

Kevin Walsh wrote:
> Well, actually, as Hawaii is the southern-most state, and Alaska is
> the northern-most state, the term should probably be "middle 48" instead
> of "lower 48".  Perhaps "mainland USA" would be even better, as it would
> exclude the various US colonies.
Check out this:


"The term *"the lower 48 (states)"* arose before Hawaii
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawaii> became a state, and is no longer
completely accurate  ..."

It came about when Alaska was the 49th and most recently admitted state.

Jeffery Boes  <><
jeff at endpoint.com

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