Date: Tue, 25 Apr 1995 20:38:42 PDT From: "Jim Ague, ague[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE], Col Spgs, CO" Subject: had've I heard someone speak this phrase today, "I wish had've gone...", in a context that where "would've" would've been just as appropriate (forgive me, I couldn't've resisted if I wanted to.) Was this just a flaw in speech, or is it an observed extension to the would've, could've, should've set? -- Jim