Date: Mon, 6 Nov 1995 15:34:09 -0500 From: "Gregory J. Pulliam" Subject: thanx for pignuts Thank you for the info on pignuts--it seems I should have done my own homework before asking for help. I'm guilty of assuming that because it sounds regional, an item must be regional. I do seem to have gotten slight variations in responses, though. Some suggest that all Hickory nuts are pignuts; some that certain hickory nuts are pignuts; AHD seems to suggest that pignuts are another variety of nut than hickory. My dad's usage seemed to me to be the second of the above. Any more thoughts n "pignuts"? Thanks again for your time. Greg Pulliam IIT-Chicago