Don't let's

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Wed Jan 16 21:52:19 UTC 2008

"Mine's" meaning "mine".

That's mine's. BB

Benjamin Lukoff wrote:
> 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
> 1995.)

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