Date: Thu, 5 Oct 1995 12:45:17 -0500

From: Katherine Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BGA.COM

Subject: Re: Lexical choice?

On Thu, 5 Oct 1995, Kathleen M. O'Neill wrote:

That reminds me of the phrase my mother used to use for grocery shopping:


No one I know now uses this phrase.

Anyone heard it?

Yes, it's not uncommon among native Texans I know. It used to sound odd

to me but I've grown to appreciate the specificity.

Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]