Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 13:05:33 -0500
From: Beverly Flanigan FLANIGAN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Subject: Re: All-America teams
"I vas dere, Charley"--wow, that's a real oldie, one my mother (b.
1906) used. Note that she, a Minnesotan, always said 'vas,' not 'was,'
and the 's' was unvoiced. (She was obviously imitating a phrase she'd
heard, but where did it come from?)