Date: Sun, 5 Dec 1993 09:19:00 EST

From: "Dennis.Preston" 22709MGR[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MSU.BITNET

Subject: some U.S. "Midland" regionalisms

As a decided South Midlander (Indiana suburbs of Louisville) I can say with

little hesitation that Tim Frazer's sentences are split for me. I've been

wantin' one of them for a long time is OK, but Are you wantin' an

appointment is not.

Dennis Preston

22709mgr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]msu.bitnet