Chicago is an old city with a lot to be proud of. Chicagoans love it, and sometimes, they can be seen as "windy." However when it comes to explaining why the term came to be, the origin story is suddenly "up for debate." None-the-less, the term has been recorded to go as far back as 1876 when an article in the Cincinnati Enquirer used the headline: "THAT WINDY CITY". Others cite when New York Sun editor Charles Dana described the city as "windy".
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