Re Britspeak

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 3 17:13:06 UTC 2006

Years ago, I had a friend from the original Ipswich
who used "I reckon X" to mean the same as "I fancy X."
Is it as weird to English-English speakers as it is to
American-English speakers (to whom even "I fancy" itself
 is a tad  "different")?

-Wilson Gray

The American Dialect Society -

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