Past tense of pet

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Sep 14 16:05:27 UTC 2003

>Yet pet follows the standard short vowel, monosyllabic rule like put-put-put
>and set-set-set.
>Can anyone tell me if this use of pet is considered nonstandard/dialectical
>or just not noted in dictionaries?
>Benjamin Barrett
>Baking the World a Better Place
Non standard? How about: fret, fretted &c., jet, jetted; net, netted; ret,
vet, vetted; wet, wetted ?
A. Murie

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