Gone and V-ed

Steve K. stevek at SHORE.NET
Tue Nov 7 18:26:19 UTC 2000

On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, Johanna N Franklin wrote:

>     I'm more used to hearing it as "...went and...," obviously, but I
> have heard "gone" too (growing up in southern Illinois, rather rural).
> This construction was mainly used to discuss someone doing something bad.

"Went and..." (as well as "gone and...") sounds very natural to me,
too. (mid-Michigan rural/industrial hybrid).

-- Steve K.

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