Date: Sat, 16 Jul 1994 21:31:14 -0500 From: Charles F Juengling Subject: Re: Church House 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" Keith, Have you ever heard of new or non-members misinterpreting this as "steak house"? Fritz > ward meetings, however, took > place at the "church." I have since lived for extensive lengths of time > in Korea, Illinois, and New Mexico. As well as I can remember, I do not > recall hearing "wardhouse" (at least, not in common use) until I moved > to Utah a few years ago. Now I hear it all the time. > > Keith Russell > wkr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]