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What is this construction

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Monday, September 19, 2005, 11:16
English occasionally uses a sentence structure of the form

Pronoun Verb Object, Aux Subject

Where Aux is a form of "to do" or "to be" (or possibly another modal).
For example,

He liked languages, did Tolkien.

It may be a particularly Northern English form. Does anyone know what such
a construction is called?



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