Date: Fri, 28 Oct 1994 02:00:00 LCL From: "M. Lynne Murphy" <104LYN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MUSE.ARTS.WITS.AC.ZA> Subject: Re: buggy vs. cart donny grayson asks about shopping carts... where i grew up (upstate ny) they were only "shopping carts", that i remember (usually not shortened to "cart") (i also worked in a grocery store, in the early 80s). in south africa (as well as other more-recently-british places, i think), they use "trolley", but i think i'd heard that in the states too (perhaps when i lived in massachusetts?). lynne ______________________________________________________________________ M. Lynne Murphy e-mail: 104lyn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Lecturer, Dept. of Linguistics phone: 27(11)716-2340 University of the Witwatersrand fax: 27(11)716-8030 Johannesburg 2050 South Africa "Language without meaning is meaningless." --Roman Jakobson