Regional term: shopping buggy

Carolyn Sturgeon jane515 at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 25 14:56:03 UTC 2000

I used to when I lived in New Jersey, but now I push shopping carts in West

Carolyn Sturgeon

>From: AAllan at AOL.COM
>Reply-To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Subject: Regional term: shopping buggy
>Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 15:32:20 EST
>A student from Florida tells me that shopping carts/baskets at grocery
>are called buggies where he lives. On the Internet I find one "shopping
>buggy" in Boca Raton, Florida, and quite a few in Canada, especially
>Columbia. Anybody else push a buggy when shopping?
>- Allan Metcalf

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