Date: Tue, 4 Apr 1995 12:55:41 CDT From: Randy Roberts Subject: Re[2]: Tom Murray's example "this needs washed" I am from Kansas where "this needs washed" is the way we said it. I've been in Missouri for the last 11+ years and I am familiar with "this needs washed" and with "it needs a washing." Randy Roberts robertsr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________ Subject: Re: Tom Murray's example "this needs washed" Author: American Dialect Society at INTERNET-EXT Date: 4/3/95 11:54 PM Does anyone have an idea of the geographical extension of this phrase, i.e. "this needs washed" instead of "this needs being washed" or "it needs a washing?" Is it limited to Pennsylvania? --Cathy Bodin