Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 11:33:06 -0500
From: Mark Mandel Mark[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]DRAGONSYS.COM
Subject: Re: "how good of" -Reply
Donald M. Lance engdl[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SHOWME.MISSOURI.EDU 0312.2200
Does it also jar you, Mark, when you hear some crusty old codger say "I
don't sleep so good of a night anymore"? This "of a night" was never in
my language, but I learned to suppress "how good of...." when I became
an English teacher.
Not at all. My ears would perk up with interest.