End of ADS-L Digest - 20 Apr 1994 to 21 Apr 1994 ************************************************ There are 2 messages totalling 36 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Bring/Take 2. Bring & take ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Fri, 22 Apr 1994 07:54:23 -0500 From: Joan Livingston-Webber Subject: Bring/Take bring/take: sw PA in the early 50's, I had clear distinctions, tho I do remember it being taught with lie/lay and sit/set as a problem. bring/take: eastern NDak in the mid 70's, my children used bring where I would use take and borrow where I would use lend (e.g. Borrow me $5.00). Having hung around my kids, I now have heard myself say bring when I wouldn't have as a kid and borrow. I also find myself using waked as past and woke as pp (e.g. I waked up. He would've woke up if you put water on his head.) I assume I've picked up these forms from kids/residents someplace in the midwest or midlands (as the residents call the central plains). -- Joan Livingston-Webber webber[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]unomaha.edu "What gets better is the precision with which we vex each other." -Clifford Geertz