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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Yahoo! Maps Invents Silly San Francisco Place Names: 'Inset,' 'Outset'

Posted By on Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 12:01 AM

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Oh, if only I made enough to afford a flat in the Inset!

As first noticed by Jim Herd over at SF Citizen, locals using Yahoo! Maps may find themselves doing a double-take -- right at the outset of their experience. For reasons yet unknown, the service has labeled the Inner Sunset "Inset" and Outer Sunset "Outset."


Our calls to Yahoo! have not yet been answered.

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Since your humble narrator was born at U.C. San Francisco, does that mean he was in the Inset from the Outset?

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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