ANNE V. GILBERT
avgilbert at PRODIGY.NET
Fri Nov 2 00:03:25 UTC 2001
> I think here in Oregon ICE-cream is the norm . I don't know that I have
ever even heard ice-CREAM from a webfoot. I also live for 8 years in
Minnesota and never heard anything but ICE cream.
> My wife, also a native webfoot, applies stress to the first element of
letter combinations. For example, for her it's Vcr (VCR), Byu (Brigham
Young University), and so on. I do not know where she got this--it is
certainly is not anything I have heard from anyone else here in Oregon and I
am not sure her siblings or parents say it, altho I think her mom might.
Well, like I said, it's ICE cream here in Seattle, too. I don't think we
Washingtonites are all *that* different!
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