Date: Fri, 31 Oct 1997 14:56:40 -0500 From: Jim Crotty Subject: Re: "Bless you" (was "Good morning") In a message dated 10/23/97 6:56:35 AM, you wrote: <> There is no finer American than a polite and friendly Southern man or woman loose on the streets of New York City. I can't think of a finer cultural/linguistic combo platter. So, please continue with your meaningless pleasantries. Jim Crotty How To Talk American monkmag[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]aol/com