Date: Tue, 9 Jan 1996 07:35:59 -0500
From: Charity Stafford cls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]WORLD.STD.COM
Subject: Re: Budge
Just to further muddy the waters - 8-) - my mother
(age 62, born Providence, RI, mostly native to eastern
Massachusetts) uses "budge" occasionally as a positive,
*transitive* verb - "Go see if you can budge your father."
But I suspect this is family dialect - we make up a lot