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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. K. -- Ceci n'est pas une .sig.