Date: Wed, 8 Mar 1995 10:12:35 EST From: "C. Leslie Carpenter" Subject: Re[2]: barbecue and pig-pickin's In response to Cathy Bodin's inquiry, the term "pig pickin'" also is used widely (perhaps generically) in South Carolina for a barbecue. I also have heard the term used in the two communities of Columbus, Indiana, and Marion, Ohio. Les Carpenter University of South Carolina at Sumter lesc[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________ Subject: Re: barbecue and pig-pickin's Author: American Dialect Society at SMTPLINK-SUMTER Date: 3/6/95 12:53 PM >Dennis Preston brings up the term "barbecue" in a discussion of >"loose meat" and "maidrite" sandwiches. > Is the term "pig pickin'" used outside North Carolina for a >barbecue, in the sense of a social event featuring a barbecue meal? > Cathy Bodin I've heard it in Milledgeville, GA, but I am not sure of where the people who used it came from. Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] BITNET Address: Wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]USCN