intransitive "making"

M. Lynne Murphy M_Lynne_Murphy at BAYLOR.EDU
Sun Nov 28 05:17:49 UTC 1999

I've never heard "spendy", but twice this week I've heard the following from
members of the same family (they're from North Carolina and Georgia):

The coffee is making.

(i.e., the coffee is brewing)

Is this an intrafamily usage, or is this widespread/regional?


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