Date: Sat, 5 Aug 1995 18:35:28 -0400 From: Robert Aldridge Subject: Re: Canker sores and egg creams I also grew up in Mississippi, and I do remember hearing the term "canker sore". But I seldom heard it and was never sure what it meant. I'm sure I do even now. I remember thinking what an ugly sore it must refer to and I would shudder to think about it. Maybe I thought it related to cancer.