Date: Tue, 31 Oct 1995 14:04:54 -0600

From: Charles F Juengling juen0001[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GOLD.TC.UMN.EDU

Subject: Re: Sulking Over Silky Milk & Ot

On Tue, 31 Oct 1995, James C Stalker wrote:

Many years ago, about 30+, a friend of mine from West Va. told a story on

himself about a trip to New York City. After a long night of drinking and

having fun, he wound up in a diner and asked for some /mEk/, but no one

understood what he wanted. His astute friend from NC translated for him and

asked for /mElk/. He decided that NYC was not his town.


[mElk] is also heard here in the Twin Cities. Is it (still) common elsewhere?

Fritz Juengling