Date: Thu, 5 Oct 1995 12:17:34 -0500
From: Elizabeth Gregory WPODOM1.AGCOM.EGREGORY[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]WPO-SMTP-GATE.TAMU.EDU
Subject: Lexical choice? -Reply
Today I have to do the laundry.
and sometimes, more generically,
Today I have to do laundry.
But it seems that, to refer to this activity, "washing clothes" is more
natural to me than "doing laundry."
Born 1962, Montgomery, Alabama
Assistant Professor and Extension Communications Specialist
Texas Agricultural Extension Service
Texas A&M University