Don't let's

Benjamin Lukoff blukoff at ALVORD.COM
Wed Jan 16 21:37:22 UTC 2008

On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Benjamin Barrett wrote:

> Another example where I probably disagree with many on this list is the
> use of "mine's". Many probably would find it ungrammatical, yet it is
> acceptable to me as a part of Asian-American Seattle culture, which I
> was surrounded by as a teenager.

"Mine's"? Can you elaborate? I'm a (part) Asian-American from Seattle
(born and raised) and can't quite place it. (I was a teenager from 1988 to

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