Date: Thu, 14 Apr 1994 09:48:43 EDT From: BERGDAHL%A1.OUVAX.mrgate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CATS.OHIOU.EDU Subject: Re: "basement" From: NAME: David Bergdahl FUNC: English TEL: (614) 593-2783 To: NAME: MX%"ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]" Natalie, I can't help you out on this one. My Ohio-born wife calls it the basement [the room(s) underground] but it's "down cellar" to me, even though no one here seems to recognize that term. Never heard either one used to refer to the rest room, which was the euphemism when I was in primary school in the 40's. DAVID David Bergdahl Ohio University/Athens OH BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CaTS.OHIOU.EDU