Date: Sat, 30 Sep 1995 08:37:58 -0400 From: "M. Lynne Murphy" <104LYN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MUSE.ARTS.WITS.AC.ZA> Subject: Re: Switched Candy Names > I hope this switch hasn't already been mentioned. > I've heard that the Snickers and Milky Way bar are reversed in > England (and probably the rest of GB). In the US, the Snickers is > the one with nuts. in south africa, there is no milky way, but the mars bar doesn't have its almonds. snickers is as in u.s. when i said something to a class about the almondlessness of mars, one student (who had been to u.s.) said "the americans ruin everything with nuts." (pleasantly ambiguous statement on its own.) lynne --------------------------------------------------------------------- M. Lynne Murphy 104lyn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of Linguistics phone: 27(11)716-2340 University of the Witwatersrand fax: 27(11)716-4199 Johannesburg 2050 SOUTH AFRICA