Date: Fri, 6 May 1994 11:27:42 -700 From: Keith Russell Subject: Re: Anymore... On Thu, 5 May 1994, F5JTL aka WX3W wrote: > A friend of mine used the following sentence on e-mail: > > Society is so weird "anymore" > > I asked her whether this was a typo and she said no it was not. "Anymore" > meant "nowadays" in that context. Is this something that has been reported > before? Or just another localism (Salt Lake City area)? > Interesting.... I've been in Utah Valley (50 miles south of Salt Lake) for 12 years, and have not noticed that usage here. On the other hand, I heard it quite regularly at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Did your friend grow up in Salt Lake? Keith Russell wkr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]