Re: Sinthrax=> Lingu Frakas...question re: TMA (tenses,mood & aspects)
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, May 14, 2000, 21:11|
Raymond Brown wrote:
> I sees the dentist tomorrow. ['sees' is not a typo]
-s is used for all persons?
> I seen the dentist last week. ['saw' is not used]
That's fairly common around here too, at least for the less educated. A
"common mistake", as the grammarians like to call it. :-)
> I do see the doctor every day.
> I did see the doctor every day. [but I don't any more]
Cool. So how do they make questions out of those forms?
I sees the dentist tomorrow --> Does I see ...??
I seen the dentist --> ?
I did see the doctor --> Did I see ...??
"If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men
believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of
the city of God!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Glassín wafilái pigasyúv táv pifyániivav nadusakyáavav sussyáiyatantu
wawailáv ku suslawayástantu ku usfunufilpyasváditanva wafpatilikániv
wafluwáiv suttakíi wakinakatáli tiDikáufli!" - nLáf mÁldu nÍmasun
AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor