Date: Wed, 26 Apr 1995 07:46:35 -0500 From: Alan R Slotkin Subject: Re: Why The first usage is one that I've heard all my life--born in NYC in 1940s; my mother, from Ithaca, NY, used it until strokes took her speech about 8 years ago. My father, from NYC, uses it to this day. The second usage is unfamiliar to me. Alan Slotkin ARS7950[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]