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Subject:Re: spoken & written usage From:Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 14 Nov 1994 16:24:32 -0800
QMS Account said:
> About 20 years ago, I noticed that some teen agers were using
> "goes" or "go" instead of "said." For example, "I go ......" or
> he goes....." Now, almost everyone 35 or under never uses the word
> "said" in speech. Is this only in California or all over the country?
I don't know. I'm 43 and I grew up saying it. (I grew out of it,
too.:) ) I thought ever teenager said it.