[Ads-l] A couple of NE PA localisms

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 18 17:11:15 EST 2016

A _cut_, rather than a _slice_, of pizza

_straws_ "small, fried onion *slices* used as garnish for a sandwich,"
different from large, fried onion *rings* as a side-order

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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