Date: Wed, 29 Jun 1994 14:23:06 -700 From: Warren Keith Russell Subject: Re: Double modals in Utah On Wed, 29 Jun 1994, Marianna Di Paolo wrote: > Tom Clark forwarded the message from Keith Russell to me in which he > commented on Tom's claim that Ogdenites used double modals. The first > one I may have ever heard in Utah may have been from a student from > Ogden. I have noted many others since then. I would be VERY > surprised if natives of Utah Valley (as opposed to all the > out-of-state students at BYU) did not use DMs. But I am not in Salt > Lake City now (I am at Bryn Mawr for an institute) and can't check my > folder in which I collect slips of paper of Utah DMs until late July. > In any case, I think that there are several Utah double modals in one > of the footnotes to my AmSp article on DMs. Thanks for the information, Marianna. I guess I'll have to listen _extra_ hard now 8-). Do you remember specifically which double modals you encountered, so I can better focus my listening? Keith Russell wkr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]