[Ads-l] Query about dialectal "warsh" (wash)

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Dec 8 17:52:23 UTC 2014


At 12/8/2014 05:14 AM, David Daniel wrote:
>Both my parents (born 1919/20 - raised in Indianapolis) said warsh -
>actually it was more like worsh. I grew up in California and did not. At
>some point in my teens I called them on it and they consciously changed to
>"wash".

And to punish an upstart teenager and his tongue, to the wash added soap?

Joel

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