Date: Tue, 28 Nov 1995 09:45:30 -0800 From: Dan Moonhawk Alford Subject: Re: Heartburns And my mom goes to 'the Kmarts' (used to be with a hyphen :-)) Note the weird definite article. On Tue, 28 Nov 1995, Bethany Dumas, UTK wrote: > I have not heard "neartburns," but guess that is is used in analogy with > such well-attested "plurals" as "baking-powders." > > Bethany Dumas > >