Marc Velasco marcjvelasco at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 19 19:38:17 UTC 2008

First time for my hearing "cummerbund."  "cumberbund" is how I always heard
it growing up.  In the Midwest.  so maybe it's a regional thing?  (South +

> arnold, if you can find a random black person or a random Southerner
> of any race who doesn't say "cumberbund," I'll kiss your ass on the
> courthouse lawn and give you 45 minutes to draw a crowd. "Matlock" is
> set in the South, right? And Andy Griffith is from the South, right?

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