Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 23:23:56 -0400
From: Aaron Drews drewsa[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GUSUN.ACC.GEORGETOWN.EDU
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
Me, I have to do the (dirty) laundry. My friends in Britain,
they have to do the washing (generally at a launderette... a word I have
never heard on this side of the pond).