Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 10:41:44 EDT
From: DANIELLE L LEVITT dllevi01[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MOREHEAD-ST.EDU
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]bga.com
I also say food-shopping, due to the fact that my mother always used
dllevi01[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]morehead-st.edu