lap and length

Indigo Som indigo at WELL.COM
Fri Oct 25 05:01:38 UTC 2002

My email seems to be handling the digests oddly, so I'm not sure if I
actually read what everyone said about laps & lengths, but:
I also equate length & lap, & use either of them when speaking about
how  many of them I swim. (Length seems clearer, whereas lap can be
an awful lot like the "next weekend" discussion a while back.)  What
struck me as odd in Casper was the use of "length swimming" as a set
phrase where I would use "lap swimming" instead. Like "grocery
Indigo Som
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