one-time "whenever", live

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Sun Sep 2 02:57:44 UTC 2007

>"Yeah, whenever he made that play I knew I had a shot [at the no-hitter]."
>Not surprisingly, he sounds Southern (to me), and sure enough his bio
>lists him as born in Nedarland, TX and as having attended Angelina
>JC, also in Texas.
>I've read about (and even written about) episodic "whatever", but
>I've never actually heard one live as far as I can remember.  Pretty

This is not too uncommon in casual speech around here (Pittsburgh area).

-- Doug Wilson

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