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05-15-2011, 03:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Media Savvy Lee View Post
Why do people call it "prom"? They say, "I'm going to Prom".

But you dont hear people say, "I'm going to wedding" or "We have Christening on Sunday"

The first time I heard it said that way on on American Pie when the girl said "..going to Prom", and I was thinking where the **** the word "the" went.
questioning the English language is like spitting in the wind. like how is it possible "ghoti" could ever be pronounced as "fish?"

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