Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 10:30:02 -0400 From: Barnhart Subject: Re: Lexical choice? What do you mean "today"? Isn't it "everday"? We have a four-year-old and a five-and-a-half-year-old in the house! Today I have to do the laundry. (That's the one I usually use.) However, I can also say: Today I have to do the wash. (I think that's what my mom would have said. She was born 1908 in s.w. Wisconsin.) Regards, David K. Barnhart Barnhart[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]