Date: Thu, 17 Nov 1994 10:31:17 EST From: Mark Ingram 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_. > >Terry, > Is this similar to "I'm gonna buy me a sandwich." I note the German dative "Ich kaufe mir..." Mark Ingram University of Ky Medical Library-Reference Lexington, Ky maingr01[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]