Scott Delancey delancey at OREGON.UOREGON.EDU
Thu Apr 10 05:02:52 UTC 1997

On Wed, 9 Apr 1997, J. Clancy Clements (Kapil) wrote:

> Just a note about "those things need fixed", it's the norm in south central
> Indiana, and I would think in the south Midwest in general, although I'm not
> sure about that.  Anyway, it's not an Oregon isolate.  Where else is the "NP
> needs fixed" construction found?

Lowland Scotland, for one.  (At least Glasgow, for sure; I'm not sure
how pervasive it is).  All along both banks of the Ohio, I believe.
There was a thread on this on LINGUIST a couple of years ago, should
still be in the archives.

Scott DeLancey
delancey at darkwing.uoregon.edu

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