Date: Thu, 5 Oct 1995 12:45:17 -0500 From: Katherine Catmull Subject: Re: Lexical choice? On Thu, 5 Oct 1995, Kathleen M. O'Neill wrote: > That reminds me of the phrase my mother used to use for grocery shopping: > "food-shopping." > No one I know now uses this phrase. > Anyone heard it? Yes, it's not uncommon among native Texans I know. It used to sound odd to me but I've grown to appreciate the specificity. Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]