dialectal "from the home" /of the home

Sally Donlon sod at LOUISIANA.EDU
Thu Dec 2 15:34:04 UTC 2004

I think this is an active meme at work. I heard the exact
same formula in Poland and Ireland, and also here at home
re. the Cajuns of South Louisiana. A former grad assistant
also joked about her countrymen in the same manner and she
was from Brittany.


Mark A. Mandel wrote:
>    >>>>>
> larry, also dimly recalling something along the lines of "six Jews,
> seven opinions"--or rather "n Jews, n + m opinions" for some
> forgotten but positive values of n and m
>  <<<<<
> That's very much alive and well in my speech.
> -- Mark
> [This text prepared with Dragon NaturallySpeaking.]

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