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  1. thedaffodils's Avatar
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    Question ter?

    Nancy flushed miserably. She set the pitcher down at once, with the cloth still about it, thereby nearly tipping it over -- which did not add to her composure.
    "Yes, ma'am; I will, ma'am," she stammered, righting the pitcher, and turning hastily. "I was only keepin' on with my work 'cause you specially told me this mornin' ter hurry with my dishes, ye know."
    What does 'ter' mean? Thanks!

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    Re: ter?

    The author is trying to write the word "to" as it would have been pronounced by this speaker.

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    Re: ter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    The author is trying to write the word "to" as it would have been pronounced by this speaker.

    Thank you very much Barb_D.

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