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Re: CHAT: which's

From:Danny Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Thursday, February 27, 2003, 2:11
From: "Andreas Johansson" <and_yo@...>

| A quick googling turned up only 359 instances of "I'ven't", and only
| of forms like "you'ven't", "he'sn't", so it is indeed rare, and I
| probably better stop doing it. It just seems I'm a natural contracter
(or is
| that "contractor"?).

I find myself using triple contractions, usually something involving the
classic Texan "y'all", like "y'all've" for "you have" in the plural.