Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Wed Aug 15 20:23:00 UTC 2001


What! When it was you dang Route 40ers who brung the loss of the
caught-cot distinction down to our people. Might as well buy booze
before 12:00 on Sunday in Michigan!

dInIs (still fumin' and still contrasting hoarse-horse, caught-cot,
and whale-wail, like any civilized person should - we won't mention
the ten-tin stuff right now)

>dInIs fumes:
>  >What kind of persons do you think us lower midwesterners are anyhow?
>  >Some kind of godless pinko r-droppers?
>god (or not) knows what goes on south of route 40!

Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
preston at
Office: (517)353-0740
Fax: (517)432-2736

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