"risen" for "raised"

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Thu Feb 21 15:36:28 UTC 2008

Perhaps this is just a typo the both the author and editor missed--or a
hypercorrection--or do people really normally use "risen" as the past participle of

"Campbell has risen far more in campaign contributions than his [two]
opponents combined, with a large chunk coming from builders and contractors." --
Lauren Sellers, "Three with varied viewpoints want Allen's house seat," ORLANDO
SENTINEL, 2-21-08, pB3.

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