Re: OT: More Idiolectal Forms (MIF)
|From:||Barbara Barrett <barbarabarrett@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 27, 2004, 7:06|
> > Emilly Elucidated;
> > Here's an oddicism I developed somehow: substituting WHAT for THAT in,
> > um, subjunctive clauses? I forget what they're called. Like so: "The
> > friend what she told".
> Paul Penned;
> It's perfectly good (if dialectical) British, FWIW.
> And, they're relative clauses.
I also recall the running joke in Morcambe & Wise, where aspiring playwright
Ernie would invite stars to perform in "..this play, what I wrote." -always
got a chuckle from the audience ;-)