Walks Round Cambridge at Animals in Cambridge
Harper’s Book of Facts, 1905.
At both Oxford and Cambridge, anyone who represented the University at sport was commonly referred to - but quite incorrectly - as a “Blue.”
The Adventure of the Three Students. The Annotated Sherlock Holmes by William S. Baring-Gould, 1972.
A Haligonian is a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia - just as a “Cantabrigian” is a native of Cambridge, a “Liverpudlian” of Liverpool, and a “Glaswegian” of Glasgow.
Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins, Volume III by William & Mary Morris, 1971.
Corpus Clock & Chronophage, Cambridge University.
From Wired Magazine (2007)