[DWJ] offtopic dialect question
rosieburroughs at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 27 14:15:29 EST 2006
--- Katie Meyers <kgmeyers at optonline.net> wrote:
> I've lived in CT almost all my life, and pigtails are 2 short
> ponytails, one sticking out from each side of the head.
This is what I call pigtails too. I grew up in England, South Yorkshire
to be precise.
Plaited hair is a plait or plaits, unless it's lots of little ones,
which are braids. One bunch at the back is a ponytail; if it's a bit
more spread out (e.g. in a clip not a band) it's just "tied back".
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