Date: Mon, 7 Apr 1997 21:22:02 -0400
From: "Bethany K. Dumas" dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UTK.EDU
Subject: Re: Not exactly double modals

On Mon, 7 Apr 1997, Peter McGraw wrote:

So my question to you double-modal using Southerners out there: Do you
also use "used to could"?

I hear it fairly routinely and probably say it occasionally. (Susan?)


Bethany K. Dumas, J.D., Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, Language & Law
Department of English EMAIL: dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]
415 McClung Tower (423) 974-6965, (423) 974-6926 (FAX)
University of Tennessee Editor, Language in the Judicial Process
Knoxville, TN 37996-0430 USA