Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 16:10:07 -0600 From: Mary Bucholtz Subject: Re: mangoes=peppers Gee, I haven't heard that in years. It was common in rural northwestern Indiana twenty years ago. Thanks for the trip down memory lane. Mary Mary Bucholtz Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Discourse Studies Department of English Texas A&M University College Station, TX 77843-4227 bucholtz[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] phone: (409) 862-3910 fax: (409) 862-2292 >Just a quick question till I can check my sources--what is the extent of >mango as the term for sweet green peppers? I just encountered it for the >first time today and it is apparently quite common in central Illinois (of >course I've been here over 20 years and never heard it). > > >Dennis > >Dennis Baron, Acting Head phone: 217-333-2390 > >Department of English fax: 217-333-4321 > >University of Illinois email: debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] > >608 S. Wright Street > >Urbana, IL 61801