Date: Fri, 6 May 1994 08:11:57 EDT
From: Wayne Glowka wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MAIL.GAC.PEACHNET.EDU
Subject: Re: Anymore...
Don Lance or Wayne Glowka might correct me, but I don't think "anymore" is
a Texanism. My impression is that it is mostly upper Midwest, and as Larry
Horn says, has been much discussed. The first time I heard it in Texas was
from an immigrant from Iowa.
And sorry, Cathy, I haven't heard of a "case quarter", but I'll ask
around on my local net.
--Rudy Troike (rtroike[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ccit.arizona.edu)
I never heard it in Texas until I met someone from Pennsylvania--and I
heard it in Pennsylvania and thereabouts in the speech of numerous
people--even transplants from the South. I've tried to explain the usage
to middle Georgians. They scrunch up their noses and cock their heads and
tell anecdotes about how Yankees talk and what Yankees eat--no pork in the
Professor of English
Milledgeville, GA 31061
wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]mail.gac.peachnet.edu