Heard on "1000 Ways to Die":

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 26 04:26:51 UTC 2012

The narrator:

"If Diane could have responded to her last message, it would have
_went_ something like this…"

Apparently, when this episode was being prepared, no one noticed
anything at all strange about the (mis)use of "went."

Of course, as far as the semantics, it matters not.

Speaking of dying, if not already dead, distinctions, a lot of people
don't bother with that between _bring_ and _take_.

Deena of Jersey Shore, a tweet quoted in Star:

"Hes bringing me to dinner."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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