Date: Wed, 22 Mar 1995 08:54:11 -0500 From: "William A. Kretzschmar, Jr." Subject: Re: 'see' or 'say' The changes that Bill Smith asked about are part of what Labov calls the "Southern Shift". The most recent treatment is in his *Principles of Linguistic Change*, sv Pattern 4 Chain Shift (pp. 208-218). Regards, Bill ****************************************************************************** Bill Kretzschmar Phone: 706-542-2246 Dept. of English FAX: 706-542-2181 University of Georgia Internet: billk[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Athens, GA 30602-6205 Bitnet: wakjengl[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]uga