Verb +/- (variable) preposition . . .

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Sun Jun 4 21:07:03 UTC 2006

In regard to a topic of discussion from 2 or 3 weeks ago:

Yesterday I heard my daughter-in-law (life-long Georgian
except for 4 years of college in Tennessee) say to my 18-
month-old grandson, "Do you want Mimi [i.e. Grandmother] to
come hug and kiss ON you?"


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