Re: CHAT: which's
|From:||Keith Gaughan <kmgaughan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 3, 2003, 18:19|
Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...> wrote:
> Keith Gaughan wrote:
> > I use "I'ven't" when I'm speaking, but I don't when writing. It's not an
> > uncommon usage colloquially.
> Perhaps not in Ireland, but around here it certainly is. The negative
> of "I've" is "I haven't", no other possibility in my dialect. I don't
> think I've ever heard "I'ven't" before.
I should have written that I was talking about colloquial Irish English.
Sorry 'bout that.
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