Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 12:45:49 -0500 From: Gregory Pulliam Subject: Re: Variation in "try"-complements? > This is the same construction I wrote about a few days ago, when I said > that I heard "want for/try for/plan for" etc. from a white classmate > who had lived as a child in South Carolina. I don't recall whether she > used it with an infinitive only or with a gerund as well--only the > former sticks in my memory. I can clearly hear "I mo try for goin to work now" as well as "I mo try for go to work now." But then, I clearly hear sounds coming from Hale-Bopp, too. Greg Pulliam gpulliam[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago