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Re: CHAT: Education words in various English dialects //was"Mister"

From:Andrew Chaney <adchaney@...>
Date:Thursday, November 9, 2000, 6:44
> > > > > You can shed hair, and some animals shed their skin; however, you can also > > > > > store the lawn-mower in the shed. > [snip] > > I for one have never heard <shed> used that way. > > Well, when I was in Malaysia, people only ever used "shed" as a verb; but > I did see "shed" as a noun in books. In Canada, "shed" carries both > meanings in colloquial language as well.
Besides 'shed' I can't think of any other word for a small outbuilding for storing tools, equipment, etc. I'd never thought of 'shed' as being peculiar to any particular dialect(s), but apparently it is. Andy