Date: Fri, 15 Mar 1996 08:38:04 -0800
From: Allen Maberry maberry[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Subject: Re: Boundaries of 'next' and 'last'
Growing up I was used to hearing "Xday next" and "Xday last" but now
even that usage seems to be dying out.
maberry[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]u.washington.edu
On Thu, 14 Mar 1996, David Robertson wrote:
That's thought - provoking. I now realize that for as long as I can
remember, I've been very aware of the confusion possible in the use of
each of these words. And possibly in my case it's also due to dialect
confusion, i.e. between my mother's NW Montana and my father's E