Date: Tue, 22 Feb 1994 07:44:14 -0800 From: Paul Pease Subject: Re: second thoughts I went to high school in Minneapolis. When I got to Southwest High, our rival was Washburn, pronounced Warshburn. I suspect to this day that r is still in Washburn. AM I right? I was eleven before I found out there was no l in flaucet. Where water comes of. My folks thought it was cute, sonever corrected me. Cheers! On Tue, 22 Feb 1994, Martha Howard wrote: > on and preserved. When I was seven, our maid served me every morning a > "porched" egg. I would eat it and go off to school, wonderin why it was > called porched. Because it should be eaten on a porch, or cooked on a porch?