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From: Justin Kirk Houser <>
Subject: Re: [PACENTRE] Scot-Irish Traditions
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2006 22:21:34 -0400
Perhaps it is a trait influenced by parts of the British Isles.
At 10:07 PM 4/3/06, Sharon Howell wrote:
>I was born and raised in southwestern Ohio, but my father and my paternal
>grandparents all came from the Kylertown area. All my life, everyone in
>this area has said "The car needs washed", and "warsh", although years ago
>I was teased about the extra "r" in wash by someone who was from
>Cleveland! My husband, from Iowa, also has always talked this way, and
>he's full Welsh.
Justin Kirk Houser
Member, Board of Directors, Bellefonte Area School District
Historian, Schürch Family Association of North America
Lay Leader, Valley View United Methodist Church (near Bellefonte, PA)
Certified Lay Speaker, The United Methodist Church
Assistant Lay Leader, The State College District, UMC
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