a locus classicus for fronted "anymore"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Aug 18 17:33:11 UTC 2009

At 11:58 AM -0500 8/18/09, Scot LaFaive wrote:
>  >
>>  I'm surprised! I must have heard more positive (including fronted)
>>  _anymore_s during the four years I lived in Wisconsin than I heard in my
>>  other 60 years living in the Northeast and California.
>I'm surprised as well. I've lived in Wisconsin all my life (four years in
>the Madison area and 30 in the west central area), and I can't remember
>hearing natives of either area using positive "anymore" on any regular (or
>irregular) basis. Whereabouts did you live in Wisconsin.

Madison (1977-81)


>This is very
>interesting. Wonder what DARE says about this for Wisconsin.... (Joan?)

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