Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Mon Apr 12 09:06:03 UTC 2010

In contrast, it's not in my Buffalo, NY-influenced idiolect. It's
"store-bought" for me.

As arnold said, folks' experiences will differ. But I think this adds
to the evidence for it belonging to rural dialects.

---Amy West

>Date:    Sun, 11 Apr 2010 09:00:19 -0700
>From:    Bruce Hunter <bhunter3 at MINDSPRING.COM>
>Subject: Re: Boughten
>Also in western NY, Erie County, rural family, my mother's aunt (late),
>until late 1990's.
>Bruce Hunter

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