Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 18:12:53 -0400

From: Virginia Clark vpclark[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MOOSE.UVM.EDU

Subject: Re: Lexical choice?

At 06:42 AM 10/4/95 -0500, you wrote:


Please respond to this post I received from a former student of mine.


Bob Wachal

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

a machine)

Today I have to do the laundry (not "washing").