Date: Fri, 18 Jul 1997 13:31:06 -0400 From: TERRY IRONS Subject: Re: SCRATCH THAT LAST MESSAGE On Fri, 18 Jul 1997, Ron Butters wrote: > > But if the traditional ***PRONUNCIATION*** is /baed/ rather than /beyd/, why > did they spell it and not in the first place? > Some one else may look up the history more specifically, but I can report that the preterit form "bade" is the correct AS conjugation for past indicative second singular and past subjunctive 1-3 singular. "Bad" is 1,3 singular, "badon" 1-3 plural. Somehow the second person form apparently replaced the others. Virtually, Terry (*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*) Terry Lynn Irons t.irons[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Voice Mail: (606) 783-5164 Snail Mail: UPO 604 Morehead, KY 40351 (*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)