Interesting sentence ...

Joanne M. Despres jdespres at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM
Tue Nov 22 21:55:46 UTC 2005

This reminds me a bit of a colloquial use of "with" with the object
elided that I've noticed in the speech of some people within the
past few years.  It usually occurs in questions, such as:

"You're coming to the party on Saturday, right?  Is Jen coming


On 22 Nov 2005, at 15:16, Wilson Gray wrote:

> to me, anyway:
> "A friend was with and she drove me home,"
> spoken by a woman from Illinois. Unfortunately, there was no context to
> indicate where in Illinois she was from.
> A WAG is northwest Illinois.
> --
> -Wilson Gray

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