M. Lynne Murphy
M_Lynne_Murphy at BAYLOR.EDU
Tue Nov 30 04:41:06 UTC 1999
>From: "A. Vine" <avine at ENG.SUN.COM>
>To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
>Subject: Re: intransitive "making"
>Date: Mon, Nov 29, 1999, 11:53 PM
>"M. Lynne Murphy" wrote:
>> I just asked at another dinner about "the coffee is making" and a Houstonian
>> told me that he's used "make" this way for years. He agreed with me that
>> he'd only use this for coffee in a coffee maker. If it were in a
>> percolator, he'd say "it's percolating" or some such.
>I'm a native Houstonian (the few, the proud) and I've never heard that
>expression. What part of town is he from?
Don't know what part of Houston he's from (I don't know Houston)--he lives
in Waco now...
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