Tense in BE

Margaret Lee mlee303 at YAHOO.COM
Wed May 30 10:51:27 UTC 2007

Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:    When I was stationed in Berlin ca.1961, I used to hear some black GI's
say "knowin' this" instead of "fuckin' A" or "I'm hip." At the time, I
figured that this was local slang brought from home, wherever that

And the cool way to say it was with the stress on the first syllable, "know' in this," used to indicate that you agree with what someone has just said.


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