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Letter: Changes in language

Vonnie Kolbenschlag writes:
Changes in language are interesting. I remember my dad (in the 1930's) saying 'filling station' for what we today call a gas station or service station. Otherwise, I would not know what a 'filling station' was. (Maybe a good term for a fast food drive through?) Is the place Mike refers to, not actually on Burkesville Street, but in the large lot behind, where Dr. Pepper replaced the Murray Garage? And interesting, to me too, that it was around 1937 that water lines were installed in the city - making a bottling business possible.
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