Spit, spat, spitten

Mark Odegard markodegard at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 31 21:48:31 UTC 2001

>OK, at the risk of soiling my pristine reputation, I'm going to ask if the
>first paradigm above also works for the verb "shit":  Does anyone use
>"shat" for p.t. and p.p.?
>(Horrors, did I really write that??)  My
>dictionary doesn't even include the base word!

Well, if I were doing a to-be-staged version of Aristophanes _Frogs_, that
lake Dionysus has to cross would be called shitten.

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