Re: Mom

Subject: Re: Mom
From: Romay Jean Sitze <rositze -at- NMSU -dot- EDU>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 1994 08:54:20 -0700

On Thu, 17 Nov 1994, Westra, Kayla L. wrote:

> Up in the Northland (Minnesota), we called our mothers "Mom." Someone
> mentioned that audience makes a difference. I tend to agree. If I'm
> introducing her to someone, I say, "This is my mother, Colleen."

I agree that audience may make a difference--and to take this a step
further, while I would introduce my mother to casual acquaintances and
friends as "Mother," I would as like as not introduce her as "My mom," to very
close friends.


RoMay Sitze rositze -at- nmsu -dot- edu

Practice makes perfect--or perfectly awful.
It depends on what you practice.


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