Date: Mon, 9 Oct 1995 09:04:22 -0500

From: "Dennis R. Preston" preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]PILOT.MSU.EDU

Subject: Re: pop/green/string beans

They've always been string beans to me. "Green beans" sounds to me as


it would be said by those who say "pop" instead of "soda". (This


reflects my New York City roots.) Larry

NO! NO! NO! NO! I grew up on pop! (Los Angeles)

NO NO NO NO NO I grew on coke! (Louisville)

NO NO NO NO NO NO! I grew up in Louisville earlier (much earlier) on soft drink.

Dennis Preston


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