Fwd: [VAR-L] verb forms

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Tue Oct 2 09:58:42 UTC 2012

Roger Lass's reply to me, which didn't go to the whole list:

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Roger Lass" <lass at iafrica.com>
> Subject: Re: [VAR-L] verb forms
> Date: October 1, 2012 11:45:40 PM PDT
> To: "Arnold Zwicky" <zwicky at stanford.edu>
> Thanks. That helps to make it look less weird in a way, since these are not class VII verbs, not even strong verbs. Though they are open-syllable GOAT verbs, which might be what's involved. I'll wait and have more people do my homework for me.
> R
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Arnold Zwicky"

> <zwicky at stanford.edu>
> To: "Roger Lass" <lass at IAFRICA.COM>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2012 5:45 AM
> Subject: Re: [VAR-L] verb forms

> also, in my experience, _don't_ and _won't_.

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