Jan Kammert write at SCN.ORG
Mon Sep 3 16:03:58 UTC 2012

I am a middle school teacher.  My school is considering purchasing a new
US history textbook.  I noticed that a caption in the book talked about a
rebel being hung.  I pointed out that the word should be hanged.  My
colleagues disagreed.  They said the usage has changed, and hung is just
as acceptable even in academic writing.  What do the rest of you think?

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