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Re: USAGE: gotten, boughten

From:Eli Ewing <celticslim@...>
Date:Thursday, June 27, 2002, 9:07
>What generation were these midwesterners? It seemed to me from >our discussion that most of the people who used/heard it used >were Baby-Boomers or older. It could be that it once characterized >Midwestern dialects, but has since fallen out of use.
Actually, I and others I talked to are all fairly young. Early to mid 20's