fying pan, fry pan, skillet.....
dsgood at VISI.COM
Sun Feb 15 06:05:47 UTC 2004
Beverly Flanigan wrote:
> Since Methodists come in all sizes, shapes, and colors, I don't get the
> ethnic link.
It lowers the odds that they're German, Scandinavian, Irish, or Eastern
What more likely matters is the regional origin of the
> members of this particular congregation. I suspect they're one or two
> generations out of the South and South Midland, if DARE and our list
> contributors are on track.
My guess would be three or four generations out of North Midland, or
longer ago from New England or Upstate New York.
BTW, I remember this area in Minneapolis, and
> this church may be largely black. Is that the link you're driving at?
Hennepin Avenue United Methodist is mostly white, I believe.
By the way, this area has been changing; moving upscale.
>>Today, at Steeple People Thrift Store (Lyndale Avenue South and Franklin
>>Avenue, Minneapolis), I looked to see what they labelled these things as.
>>"Fry pan" one.
>>"Skillet" three, in two different handwritings.
>>Steeple People is operated by a Methodist church, which provides a clue
>>to the probable ethnic origins of the volunteers. I have no idea how
>>much that matters.
>>Journal http://www.livejournal.com/users/dsgood/ or
>>Whatever you wish for me, may you have twice as much.
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