Date: Tue, 4 Apr 1995 10:44:56 -0700 From: Gail Stygall Subject: Re: Tom Murray's example "this needs washed" Cathy: Growing up in mid Indiana in the 50's and 60's, I had never heard the term until my (ex)husband's mother, from southern Indiana, used it with all domestic tasks. My ex used it, too, but only for domestic stuff, e.g., the baby needs changed, the dishes need washed. Gail _______________________________________________________________________________ Gail Stygall stygall[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] English, GN-30 (206) 685-2384 University of Washington Seattle WA 98195