Date: Thu, 3 Aug 1995 09:06:08 CST From: Luanne von Schneidemesser Subject: Re: monkey blood In Message Wed, 2 Aug 1995 15:06:09 EDT, Undetermined origin c/o LISTSERV maintainer writes: >Here in New York City, a mouth ulcer is a cold sore. I've seen >(somewhere) but not heard "canker sore," but never "canker" as >a standalone noun. (Born in 1963, raised in Queens.) > >Vicki Rosenzweig >vr%acmcr.uucp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >New York, NY Growing up in Kansas, I used only the term canker sore for what was in your mouth. A cold sore was on the outside of your lip, where other people could see it, not in your mouth. Do others make this distiction? Mouth ulcer I've never heard. Luanne von S.