Mark A. Mandel
mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Tue Aug 16 17:34:31 UTC 2005
I have heard this reversal widespread throughout the US. It hardly
seesm "Southern" to me.
And CS Lewis, hardly a US Southerner, put it into the mouth of a (British)
character to very deliberate effect in _That Hideous Strength_, the final
book of the Perelandra trilogy (a.k.a. the space trilogy: Out Of the Silent
Planet, Perelandra, That Hideous Strength).
-- Mark A. Mandel
[This text prepared with Dragon NaturallySpeaking.]
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