[Ads-l] Children's speech errors; 3 examples

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM
Tue Sep 11 18:13:26 UTC 2018

When I was in elementary school I thought the abbreviation "Rx" for "prescription" came from the success of the Rexall chain of drugstores.

There was "SS Mary and Elizabeth Hospital" in Louisville KY.  I thought the hospital was named after the Cunard liners.

- Jim Landau

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