End of ADS-L Digest - 12 Oct 1995 to 13 Oct 1995 ************************************************ There is one message totalling 18 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Cook stove ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 14 Oct 1995 18:17:28 -0400 From: Heilan Yvette Grimes Subject: Re: Cook stove Leonard Schiefer wrote: >Can anyone give me insight on the term "cook stove"? My wife works as >an interviewer for the U.S. Census Bureau and this term appears in >questionnaires. She asks people if they "have a stove"; she thinks >"cook" is redundant. Cook in cook stove is not meant to be redundant, but rather explanatory. A cook stove is different than a regular stove. Most people think of a regular stove as having burners and an oven. A cook stove is usually a few tabletop burners and no oven.