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Re: Language Change

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, January 10, 2000, 0:25
Raymond Brown wrote:
> Au contraire, mon ami. In the valleys of south Wales, 'do' used exactly > the way Lars describes is alive & well. They do use 'do' like that all the > time; they do even use it with the verb 'to do', e.g. "My dad do do it like > this" :)
Intriguing. Of course, the source I was reading was only referring to general, "standard" English. But that is interesting about Wales. Do they ever simply say, for instance, "I have", or is the do always required? -- 19 Watikala' Wakabi'f watya'nifaf plal 271 ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor