Date: Wed, 24 Jan 1996 18:42:26 -0500

From: Ronald Butters amspeech[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ACPUB.DUKE.EDU

Subject: Re: cheap folks

Dear Shana,

I'm totally unfamiliar with "chinchy"--the only pronunciation I'm

familliar with is "chinsy" meaning 'cheapskate'. I lived in Cedar

Rapids/Iowa City Iowa for my first 27 years, then moved to Durham,

North Carolina for the next 28.