Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 11:37:26 -0400
From: Beverly Flanigan
Subject: Re: go with

I give a grammatical structures questionnaire to my classes and generally
get a "personal use" response from Chicago students as well as from
Minnesota and Wisconsin people (how about Iowa? and the Dakotas?). And
"cook coffee" as Minnesotan--yes! It truly was boiled in the old days
(with or without a raw egg), not percolated or dripped, and I suspect the
term has persisted.

At 08:29 AM 5/6/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I go with folks all the time and normally invite them to go with when I'm
>going somewherer. Raised on the southside of Chicago where I believe it
>was common.
>At 02:02 PM 5/5/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>I have a student interested in study the expression "go with" (without an
>>object) as in, "I'm going to the store. Do you want to go with?"
>>Does anyone know of studies on the subject? Would you use that expression
>>Cynthia Bernstein
>>English Dept., Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL 36849-5203
>>phone: 334-844-9072
>>fax: 334-844-9027
>Patrick L. Courts
>Professor of English
>State University of New York at Fredonia
>Fredonia, NY 14063
>e-mail: courts[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]