Date: Fri, 3 Oct 1997 16:55:34 CST From: Ellen Johnson Subject: Re[2]: I found it! And for another bit of anecdotal evidence: the below-described is a "stoop" in my lexicon, supposedly a Hudson Valley term, not a southernism. Ellen bungalow-apron is the little porch outside a small house, usually with 2-3 steps and a small roof or overhang...not big enough to be a big porch for chairs where people could sit and chew the fat (visit).