molasses sg/pl - dialectal variation?

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Sun Apr 5 21:02:20 UTC 2009

Surely, Wilson, you have heard about the only thing better than 'lasses?  It's MO'-'lasses.

Perhaps the first joke I ever heard . . . .


---- Original message ----
>Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2009 02:14:40 -0400
>From: Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
>Subject: Re: molasses sg/pl - dialectal variation?
>Don't sweat it, James. I don't even know what molasses is! In my my family, we've used either syrup "(surrup" or "seerup") and honey.

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