Re: USAGE: plunk/plank
|From:||Aquamarine Demon <aquamarine_demon@...>|
|Date:||Friday, January 18, 2002, 23:45|
regional differences exist. (I grew up on the West Coast of the US
I can honestly say that I've never heard plank OR trivet, so I had
no idea what anyone was really talking about until someone mentioned
potholder. I've live in the West US all my life, too... but I guess
there are a lot more differences in the West than in others because
it's still a lot newer, and there is a lot of people from different
places moving here... anyways....
The Aquamarine Demon
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>>Merriam Webster On-line (http://www.m-w.com)
gives a near meaning of 'plank' that
>>apply:plank (verb):2 : SET DOWN 1, 2 -- usually used with down3 : to cook and
>>serve on a board <planked salmon> <planked steak>I've always seen the word
>>'trivet' used, but I have no doubt that