"ain't gonna back down"

David Bergdahl bergdahl at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Thu Sep 12 12:38:01 UTC 2002

I did a quick google search and then reagan +key words and this is all I
got!  When Reagan spoke SAE we *heard* non-standard--let's call that "The
Bozo Effect" :-)

--On Wednesday, September 11, 2002 9:20 PM -0500 Mai Kuha <mkuha at BSU.EDU>

> Thanks so much for the quick response--but this is distressing. No
> "ain't"? No "gonna"? No nonstandard negative concord? I'm still hoping he
> might have used these in some other speech.
> mk
> On 9/11/02 8:24 PM, David Bergdahl wrote:
>> Not exactly: see
>> http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/rr40/speeches/sdi_10th.htm on the 10th
>> anniversary of the SDI
>> _________________________________
>> "Raffiniert ist der Herr Gott, aber Boshaft ist er nicht"
>> --Albert Einstein

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