regional food terms and bake sale?
Robert S. Wachal
robert-wachal at UIOWA.EDU
Mon May 6 20:04:58 UTC 2002
I am working against a deadline for correcting profs for an article to
appear in the summer issue of American Speech. I as trying to check on a
claim I reported from Barbara harris, a UVic linguist now retired, re Gage
1973. S Landau in his book, DICTIONARIES, seems to suggest that the first
edition was in 1983 (I just discovered this a couple of hours ago).
Please help if you can, I need to mail the proofs tomorrow, but Charles
Carson would, I am sure, accept that simple emendation as late as the day
after tomorrow. I say this not to rush you, but so that you can ignore
this request if the deadline passes.
At 06:52 PM 4/3/02 -0600, Victoria Neufeldt wrote:
>'Bake sale' is in the Gage Canadian Dictionary, copyright 1983. I don't
>have access to my copies of earlier editions at the moment, so can't say
>whether it was added for this edition. But I have a hunch the term -- like
>the phenomenon -- is considerably older than the '80s.
>1533 Early Drive
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
>> Of Barnhart
>> Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 6:58 PM
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>> Subject: Re: regional food terms and bake sale?
>> Barnhart writes:
>> >MWU3 (including addenda sect)
>> Well, now that I put on my glasses, I see that _bake sale_ appears in
>> the addenda section. I'm still trying to put a date on it.
>> barnhart at highlands.com
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