Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 08:43:13 -0800 From: Judi Sanders Subject: Re: stoked At 01:13 PM 11/10/97 +0000, Aaron Drews wrote: > I know AHD doesn't list it as regional, but does anybody know of >it being found anywhere inland? It may be in mainstream language, but is >it in non-coastal language? > Aaron In 1994 I collected it at Iowa State . . . and Ames, Iowa is pretty far inland. Noticably absent from the college vocabulary there were terms for surfing . . . but stoke "To excite. I'm stoked to go to the concert." was present. Judi Sanders Dr. Judi Sanders email: jasanders[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of Communication phone: (909) 869-3527 Cal. State Polytechnic U., Pomona fax: (909) 869-4823 3801 W. Temple Blvd. dept: (909) 869-3522 Pomona, CA 91768 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Web: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The College Slang Page: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~