Date: Thu, 5 Mar 1998 18:43:52 -0500
From: Ron Butters RonButters[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: Distnc. btw. "crick"&"creek", GREASY/GREAZY

Jesse writes:

This writer, who is from an unspecified
but "rural" part of the country, claims that he uses both pronunciations,
but that a "crick" was smaller than a "creek."

I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF THIS--NOT IN IOWA (where we all said CRICK) nor here in
North Carolina.

One thing that surprises me here is that folks say that GREASY and GREAZY are
semantically distinct to the extent that GREAZY things are GREASY, but
intensely so, Is this true elsewhere in the South?