Date: Thu, 17 Nov 1994 10:31:17 EST
From: Mark Ingram MAINGR01[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UKCC.UKY.EDU
Subject: Re: Anyone familiar with the following expressions?
On Thu, 17 Nov 1994 09:57:21 EST Terry Lynn Irons said:
Rex asks bout the following expression:
4) "Let's go see us a movie this evening."
This use is referred to in the literature as a personal dative.
I don't have a list of references handy, but I believe Wolfram and
Christain discuss it a bit in _Appalachian Speech_.
Is this similar to "I'm gonna buy me a sandwich."
I note the German dative "Ich kaufe mir..."
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