Modal + PP

Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Tue Jan 3 16:47:08 UTC 2012

 From a forum posting about today's wind storm in the UK:

"We’re in central Scotland. The Forth Bridge is shut, cos you don’t want
blown off that fucker"

(Yes, it's *that* kind of forum, but I was struck by the "want blown
off" construction from somewhere other than western PA and its environs.)
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