Date: Mon, 18 Jul 1994 13:43:14 -700

From: Warren Keith Russell wkr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]US.DYNIX.COM

Subject: Re: Church House

On Sat, 16 Jul 1994, Charles F Juengling wrote:

On Sat July 16 Keith Russell wrote:

I'm LDS (Mormon), and we have our own unique religious vocabulary. For

example, the equivalent of a Catholic diocese is called a "stake"; the

local unit is called a "ward." Growing up in Southern Alberta, the stake

meetings were always held in a "stakehouse"


Have you ever heard of new or non-members misinterpreting this as "steak



Yes, I have heard some funny stories along those lines. It's difficult to

separate fact from urban legend, however.