In­tern chick: Where’s Itha­ca?
Bronx boy: It’s up­state.
In­tern chick: Up­state?
Bronx boy: Way up­state.
In­tern chick: So where are we?
Bronx boy: We’re south­ern. The very south­ern tip of New York.
In­tern chick: OK, how far north is it?
Bronx boy: Re­al­ly far north… it’s near pris­ons, if you re­al­ly want to know the truth.

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