Date: Fri, 28 Oct 1994 15:41:50 -0500 From: debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UIUC.EDU Subject: Re: buggy vs. cart >As soon as Dennis B. mentioned "carriage" I had an almost Proustian recall. >Yes, that was the word we used in New York in the '50's, although I should say >A word, since "shopping cart" (not, I think, reduced to "cart") was also >extant. Wow, "carriage"--that really takes me back. > >Larry I'm glad to know I didn't imagine carriage. My wife still thinks I made it up, even when I read her Larry's reply. I grew up in NY in the 40s and 50s. She's from Chicago, and we all know how impoverished their vocabulary is. Dennis -- Dennis Baron debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of English 217-333-2392 University of Illinois fax: 217-333-4321 608 South Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801