Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 23:23:56 -0400 From: Aaron Drews 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) > Me, I have to do the (dirty) laundry. My friends in Britain, they have to do the washing (generally at a launderette... a word I have never heard on this side of the pond).