Barnhart barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Sun Jul 23 14:39:54 UTC 2006

ascared is an entry in DARE: chiefly Midlands and Southern.  [citations
from wNC, csKY, TX, and DARE informants in CA, IL, MD, Mi., TN, GA.]

Wentworth (American Dialect Dictionary) has citations from w.NC, n.W.Vir.,

David (a few miles south of Rhinebeck)

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2006 at 12:49 PM -0500 wrote:
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>said she was "ascared."  I was raised in Georgia, and I've always
>considered that word to be a regionalism, used mostly by young children.
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