Date: Thu, 5 Oct 1995 10:44:17 -0500 From: Katherine Catmull Subject: Re: Lexical choice? On Thu, 5 Oct 1995, Natalie Maynor wrote: > P.S. Am I the only one here who says "wash clothes" instead of "to the > laundry/wash/whatever"?? I have never thought of this as an idiolectal > habit. I thought it was "normal." No, I say "wash clothes"--but I also say "do laundry" and "do the laundry." I am a hopeless linguistic mongrel I'm afraid. Kate