End of ADS-L Digest - 6 Feb 1994 to 7 Feb 1994 ********************************************** There are 13 messages totalling 289 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. She's All (3) 2. Sluff/Slough (2) 3. I don't believe in words. 4. quotative "be like" (3) 5. Regional variation in BE (2) 6. Bounced Mail 7. "She's/He's like all, you know..." ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Mon, 7 Feb 1994 22:43:06 -0700 From: Rudy Troike Subject: Re: She's All Scott-- If you mean you don't hear quotative "like" in No. Va. (have you tried the malls?), it must mean it's regional. We certainly hear it all the time here on the U of Arizona campus, though since we have such a mixed group of California refugees, snowbirds, and natives, I couldn't say who are the originators. Mostly you hear it from females: And he goes "Hey", and I'm like "Wow" and ... Rudy Troike