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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 22 01:49:22 UTC 2011

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 8:54 PM, Barbara Need <bhneed at> wrote:
> Is your wife from the suburbs south and west of Cleveland? That is my
> term for these--and I learned English in that area.

My wife - BTW, also named "Barbara" - grew up in Kingston, a suburb of
Wilkes-Barre, in NE PA, the home of "heynabonics."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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