beyond the pail

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Thu Mar 6 23:18:53 UTC 2003

On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Kathleen E. Miller wrote:
> It happened to me, sort of.  I was born in Delaware and lived there for the
> first 5 years of my life. We then moved to Indiana where I started grade
> school. I flunked an out-loud reading assignment in 3rd grade because I
> refused to say crick, instead of creek. That would've been in 1979.

Thank heavens I grew up in Oregon. For me, "creek" and "bucket" are normal
and "crick" and "pail" are not. I would probably STILL be in 3rd grade ...

maberry at

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