"drug" and irregulation

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Nov 12 19:16:11 UTC 2010

I thought the tendency was for irregular verbs to become
regular?  Here Bush seems to be drugging in the irregular.


At 11/12/2010 01:26 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
> From Mediaite commentary on Bill O'Reilly interview of W:
>>But when O'Reilly pressed Bush to answer questions about the current
>>policies that are extensions of his past policies, Bush relented. "Ask
>>him, I'm the retired guy," he said. "You're trying to drag me into the
>>current affairs, and I don't want to be drug in to the current
>>affairs." (And to all you Bush haters, it looks like "drug" is
>>colloquial, and although it should be dragged, could be acceptable.)
>Steve Krakauer's source for acceptance of "drug" is here
>     VS-)
>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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