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View Poll Results: Whay do you call them?
Crayfish 29 51.79%
Crawfish 10 17.86%
Crawdads/Crawldads 14 25.00%
Other: Leave a comment about it! 5 8.93%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 56. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-26-2012, 08:31 PM   #16
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In the sticks of CA where I grew up we called them crawdads. Still do
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:16 PM   #17
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crawdads in my part of Ga.
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:58 PM   #18
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We called them Crayfish here in IL.
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:01 PM   #19
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if i'm in the crick dey crawdad.

if i'm at home then they are crawfish

and sometimes i enjoy the word crayfish

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Old 11-27-2012, 04:54 PM   #20
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In Oregon they were Crawdads.
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:10 PM   #21
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Crawfish, and good boiled & fried.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:21 PM   #22
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I call them crayfish (which actually entered English from Old French crevice and only got its ending through folk-etymological analogy with other "-fish" names).

Other fun regional names: crawldad, crawdab, crawdaddy, crawdabber, crawpappy, crawjinny, creek crab (see here).
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crawdad, crawfish, crayfish, vernacular

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