Heard on The Judges: BE 0-Plural

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 5 17:14:31 UTC 2009

Late-forty-ish, black female speaker:

She got _twin daughter_, your honor.

Nothing new, but it struck me as interesting, "twin" being as good as "two."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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