The Old English Preterite Plural Lives!

James di Properzio jproperzio at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM
Thu Nov 29 16:44:01 UTC 2001

Growing up in Buffalo in the 1970s and '80s, "I snuck/we snook" was
current usage in my cohort (say, those born 65-75).  I can't remember if
adults used it--it could have been playground dialect, lingering.

-James di Properzio

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