ADS-L at HIGHLANDS.COM
Fri Sep 5 14:46:59 UTC 2003
Just heard on CNN:
... gets risen ...
(should have been) ... gets raised ....
When, if ever, should rise~raise confusions be recognized in desk
dictionaries of standard English? Should such problems be noted in
learner's (non-native speaker) dictionaries?
Clearly, when native speakers in their sometimes "sloppy" use of the
language may mislead "new" speakers of English. Am I being too
barnhart at highlands.com
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