Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 13:56:38 -0500

From: "Jeutonne P. Brewer" jpbrewer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]HAMLET.UNCG.EDU

Subject: Re: "don't" with 3rd-sg subj (was: NO TICKEE, NO SHIRTEE

If I remember correctly Lord Peter Wimsey used both "don't" and "et" as

the past form for eat. They were in some sense upper class usage (and

hunting and fishing as sport would go along with that class).

Jeutonne Brewer