Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 13:19:03 +0100 From: "C.A. Hoornstra" Subject: Re: Lexical choice? On Wed, 4 Oct 1995, wachal robert s wrote: > Friends: > > Please respond to this post I received from a former student of mine. > > Thanks, > > Bob Wachal > > Sort of an ADS-L Question for you: Fill in the blank in the following: > > Today I have to do the ______________________ > > (meaning a pile of dirty clothes that should become clean with water & soap in > a machine) I'm sitting next to a Brit (from Plymouth) who would say: Today I have to do the washing.>