Date: Thu, 14 Dec 1995 12:57:04 -0800 From: Dan Moonhawk Alford Subject: Re: Proverbial Knowledge That's the way my dad said it (from Arkansas). On Wed, 13 Dec 1995, Alan S. Kaye wrote: > It occurred to me that I should have cited the full proverb once again: > > "You pays your money and you takes your choice." > An old teacher of mine (from NY) always used to say it as: > "You pays your money and you takes your cherse." Was this idiolectal or > dialectal? I always thought it was the former (and indicative of his > sense of humor). He recently passed away, so I can't ask him. > Alan Kaye > akaye[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >