Date: Fri, 29 Sep 1995 18:47:19 -0700 From: Rima & Kim McKinzey Subject: Re: stove/range I grew up in NY and have lived in CA for years. I've always said stove - but I hear range more here. On the other hand, it has seemed as if range were used more formally, as it were, with appliance stores using it. Kind of reminded me of commercials using "bathroom tissue" instead of "toilet paper." Rima