[Ads-l] More language trash - uh, *change*

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 26 21:42:20 UTC 2015


Don't you mean "doved"?

JL

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 5:30 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Wiktionary:
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> "treaded. simple past tense and past participle of tread"
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> "trodded. simple past tense and past participle of trod."
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> Can _rided_ and _roded_ be far behind? And why hasn't the past participle
> of _dive_ become _*diven_?
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