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  • Ok, recently I re-listened to this episode from last year with your comments on the southern usage of buggy for shopping cart. My 80+ year old mother, to this day, still uses this term and I did all through my childhood. The problem is that she grew up in Milwaukee, WI, in the heart of German culture. Never lived anywhere south of Chicago. How can we explain this?

  • FYI, locals here in Hawaii call shopping cars wagons as well. And refrigerators are still called ice boxes!

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