Bill Le May blemay0 at MCHSI.COM
Fri Jan 18 01:48:24 UTC 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf
> Of Joel S. Berson
> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2008 10:42 AM
> Subject: Re: twoth

> Thank heaven this is not likely to lead to oneth and thirdth.  (If I
> come across speakers of these, I won't stand too close.)

In childhood I remember saying "what-th". Wondering the day of the month, I
would ask a parent "what day is it" and inevitably get an answer like
"Wednesday". Frustrated, I'd reply, "No, I mean today is that what-th of

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