Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Tue Jul 3 14:05:06 UTC 2001

--On Tuesday, July 3, 2001 8:19 am -0500 Pamela Boyer Porter
<Pam at MOMEMORYLANE.COM> wrote:

> Has anyone on this list heard the term "hosepipe" used for a garden hose?
> A friend in south-central Kentucky/north-central Tennessee assures me
> that it is commonly used there, but I hadn't run across it before. We're
> wondering if it is unique to that area.

It's general British English.


M Lynne Murphy
Lecturer in Linguistics
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QH

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