maynor at CS.MSSTATE.EDU
Thu Aug 31 18:01:14 UTC 2000
Frank Abate wrote:
> I would call "package store" a pure regionalism, and reflective (as Lynne M
> said) of Lieberman's CT origin. He may not have realized he was using a
> regionalism, as it is the natural and expected term in his dialect area.
The region is apparently pretty large since "package store" is a normal
term in Mississippi also.
--Natalie Maynor (maynor at ra.msstate.edu)
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