[Ads-l] Facebookery: _behind_ "as a consequence of"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 19 05:45:18 UTC 2020

"We was out of school for two weeks. We had to go to Saturday school
_behind_ that."

This use of _behind_, a peculiarity of "standard" BE, is still alive in St.
Louis BE.

- Wilson
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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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