[Ads-l] "been" deletion

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 18 00:01:47 UTC 2015

"Evolution is not a science — never has and never will be. Why? Because it
cannot fit within the parameters and parentheses of science for one simple
reason: It was never observed."

Have noticed this construction several times in the past few years.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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

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