Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1993 00:40:15 CST From: "Donald M. Lance" Subject: Re: m-o-d-r-e-n Winnie and Quillar owned mules and horses that my father would borrow, so they were better than we were. And Winnie wrote poetry, so she tried to sound soooo modren when she talked about certain topics. We all thought it was ironic and humorous. Her metathesized pronunciation was like Tom Clark's radio-announcer friend's hyper pronunciation. DMLance