Bill Lemay blemay0 at MCHSI.COM
Fri Jul 20 20:45:36 UTC 2007

Here in Dubuque, Iowa, growing up in the late 1950s, I heard "to" most often.
This facilitated the following exchange:

"What time is it?"
"Ten to."
"Ten to what?!"
"Ten(d) to your own business!"

Bill Le May

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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