Date: Fri, 4 Aug 1995 08:28:13 -0700 From: Allen Maberry Subject: Re: monkey blood Luanne's is the distinction I grew up with (Oregon). I always heard "canker sore" never just "canker", and never heard of a "mouth ulcer". Allen Maberry maberry[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] On Thu, 3 Aug 1995, Luanne von Schneidemesser wrote: > 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. >