rate of language change

Rick Mc Callister rmccalli at sunmuw1.MUW.Edu
Sun Jan 31 03:08:15 UTC 1999

At 6:18 PM +0000 1/28/99, Peter &/or Graham wrote:
>Larry said:
>> Paul, Marie, elle a couche avec.
>>you won't find this construction in any
>>reference grammar of French.

	My colleague in French blanched when she saw this. She said this
was the kind of French that "you heard in the Metro but that no one would
admit to speaking."

>And does it occur in

never --as far as I know except for occasionally in "Spanglish"
I don't know about Spain but I would seriously doubt it cropping up even there

Rick Mc Callister
Columbus MS 39701
rmccalli at sunmuw1.muw.edu

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