[Ads-l] I'm a < I'm going to

Benjamin Barrett mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 10 15:31:41 EDT 2016

Nothing surprising in “I’m a” for “I’m going to”. Here is a use in a song and written as “I’ma" on a lyrics site.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHm9MG9xw1o <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHm9MG9xw1o> (2:25)
http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/onerepublic/secrets.html <http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/onerepublic/secrets.html>

“Secrets” (2009) by OneRepublic

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA
The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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