intransitive "making"

Joan Houston Hall jdhall at FACSTAFF.WISC.EDU
Mon Nov 29 15:40:21 UTC 1999

DARE has a few other examples at make v. C4.

At 12:17 AM 11/28/1999 -0500, you wrote:
>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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