Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 06:06:41 -0500 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Re: Positive Anymore > There are only two people of my acquaintance who regularly use the positive > anymore - one from Arkansas and one from Oklahoma. From this limited > sample, I would have assumed it to be more southern rather than midland. Almost all of my students who were mystified by positive anymore yesterday are native Mississippians. I, also a native Mississippian, also do a sort of double-take when I hear it. The first time I ever heard it was in the late '60s when I was teaching school on the east central coast of Florida. I found it fascinatingly "peculiar." --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]