Date: Sun, 19 Nov 1995 10:04:56 -0800 From: Dan Moonhawk Alford Subject: Re: Fixinto I always heard it among Arkie folk as 'fixinta' /fIksInt[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]/. "I'm fixinta go to the store." On Sat, 18 Nov 1995, Bob Haas wrote: > On Fri, 17 Nov 1995, Mary E. Zeigler wrote: > > > We at Georgia State are working on the use of "fixinto" and her family in > > Metropolitan Atlanta. Can you give us leads on historical studies as > > well as more recent studies--impirical or otherwise-- on this term? > > Mary, > > Why "fixinto," why one word? Where did you get this spelling? I'm > interested simply because it would seem to run the separate words > together and I very much see the term as two words--fixin' to . . . > whatever one is fixin' to. Just curious. > > Bob Haas > University of North Carolina at Greensboro > rahaas[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >