Getter Better

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sat Apr 26 04:21:28 UTC 2008

On Apr 25, 2008, at 9:01 PM, i wrote:

> and "it getter better" (with "getter better" representing both a
> finite form and a base form) and "it's getter better".

and, of course, "I'm getter better", and (in lesser numbers) "you're",
"he's", "she's, "we're", "they're".  and the uncontracted variants.


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