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Re: USAGE: Regionalisms

From:Tim Smith <timsmith@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 17, 1999, 0:45
At 12:32 PM 3/15/99 -0500, John Cowan wrote:
>Joe Mondello wrote: > >> I heard my brother say this today and it struck me that it is probably fairly >> regional (Long Island, New York). He makesa sentence a question by
>> it with "Right . . . ?" as in "Right it's supposed to snow again tonight?" >> has anyone else heard/used this? > >My daughter, age 12, native New York Citian, says this. >
I don't think I've ever heard this, but I like it. Maybe I'll use it in Neo-Anglic. (I was looking for a clause-initial interrogative particle.) ------------------------------------------------- Tim Smith Get your facts first and then you can distort them as you please. - Mark Twain