[rescue] Look who's a slashdot weenie!
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Jul 15 15:54:23 CDT 2003
On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 01:34:07PM -0700, N. Miller wrote:
> Until you are baptized (around 16 yo) in the Amish church, most
> folks won't say much to you about how you act. My understanding
> is, these days, there's a lot of young people leaving the church
> as they get a taste of "Yankee" life (non-Amish were referred to
> as "Yankees" in the part of Ohio where I grew up and where my
> dad's family lives.)
They supposedly call non-Amish "English" around here. Not that I've
ever actually heard an Amishman (or former one either) refer to
non-Amish in either way.
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