Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 13:19:03 +0100
From: "C.A. Hoornstra" cah012[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]STUDENTS.STIR.AC.UK
Subject: Re: Lexical choice?
On Wed, 4 Oct 1995, wachal robert s wrote:
Please respond to this post I received from a former student of mine.
Sort of an ADS-L Question for you: Fill in the blank in the following:
Today I have to do the ______________________
(meaning a pile of dirty clothes that should become clean with water & soap in
I'm sitting next to a Brit (from Plymouth) who would say:
Today I have to do the washing.