nelliott1 at EARTHLINK.NET
Fri Jun 30 04:32:30 UTC 2000
I heard people in Kansas say filberts (and filiberts) in the 1970s.
Southern Oregon University
> From: Herb Stahlke <hstahlke at GW.BSU.EDU>
> Reply-To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2000 22:08:44 -0500
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Re: hazelnuts/filberts
> My 94-year-old mother, who grew up in Detroit and St. Louis, calls them
> filberts. I remember calling them filberts as a child in Michigan, but
> sometime since I changed to hazelnuts.
> Herb Stahlke
> <<< dumasb at UTK.EDU 6/29 6:03p >>>
> "Peter A. McGraw" wrote:
>> Can anyone report the use of "filbert" outside of Oregon?
> I knew filbert as a term in s.e. Texas in the 40s-50s.
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