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Nether regions

An early-rising reader noted the Slice column item today in which a local woman said she always took pride in the reference to “northern girls” in this song.

My correspondent, who grew up in the South and is quite familiar with this Beach Boys classic, said it was somewhat amusing to be from a region described in “California Girls” as “down there.”

Perhaps you recall the lyric: “And the southern girls, with the way they talk, they knock me out when I'm down there.”

In other contexts, that expression can…well, I guess I don't need to paint you a picture.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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