Date: Tue, 1 Nov 1994 18:03:03 -0600 From: Daniel S Goodman 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 marshmallow plants? But when I say "icebox" people look at me funny. Dan Goodman dsg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]