Date: Tue, 1 Nov 1994 18:03:03 -0600
From: Daniel S Goodman dsg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MAROON.TC.UMN.EDU
Subject: Re: relics
On Tue, 1 Nov 1994, Beth Simon wrote:
I just came from teaching The Study of English and a discussion of
discourse routines/telephone conversations. Someone said "First you
dial a number." I asked, "How many of you have dial phones?" A moment
of silence, then everyone cracked up.
Some relics don't seem to bother anyone. Brooms aren't usually made out
of broom, these days. Both eyeglasses and drinking glasses can be made
out of plastic. And how long is it since anyone made marshmallows from
But when I say "icebox" people look at me funny.
Dan Goodman dsg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]maroon.tc.umn.edu