Re: spoken & written usage ("I go")

Subject: Re: spoken & written usage ("I go")
From: MONETTE DENISE P 678-3843 MACA <dmonette -at- ARL -dot- MIL>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 1994 08:16:47 -0700

People around here also say "I go . . ." and "He goes . . ." but the
new, under 18 version of this is "I'm all . . ." and "He's all . . ."
It's getting worse!!!!!!

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On Mon, 14 Nov 1994, QMS Account wrote:

> 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?

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