Date: Fri, 15 Mar 1996 08:38:04 -0800 From: Allen Maberry 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. Allen maberry[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] 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 > Washington speech. > > Dave >