approximative VP adverbials

dumasb dumasb at UTK.EDU
Wed Jan 24 20:02:16 UTC 2001

Beverly Flanigan suggested:

>fainted."  Similarly, I suspect Bethany wouldn't say "I've liketa

I am, alas, not a native speaker of "like to" - I am quoting Ozark and
Appalachian speakers.

It is true, however, that I am a native speaker of some features - double
modals, for instance. Not all the features made the rtip into lower East TX.


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