on accident (shudder)
lmedu at JPS.NET
Mon Jan 17 09:07:36 UTC 2000
>The math tutor has heard it, too.
>The principal has heard it and added that "We correct it when we
>encounter it." (interesting!)
Raised in Iowa, but moved to CA in mid-70's as an adult. As mom and English
I constantly corrected my CA-born son for "...on an accident," and thought
years that it was an a version of his own making. Now I'll have to discredit
that originality....but after 30 years he still says it, and it still jars me.
The truth shall make you odd.
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