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Subject: Re: everything thatís already in the world when youíre born is just normal ( 4 of 14 )
Posted by ann

Heh. Down here in the deep south--it's "larnt."

In context: while working in the local library branch, I overheard a mother tutoring her child:

CHILD: Hey, Mamma! Teacher says I ain't larnt nothing!
MOTHER: No, that's "I haven't larnt nothing." Say it with me.
CHILD and MOTHER: I haven't larnt nothing.

*shudder* Ever read Tobacco Road? Hehe. Not far off the mark sometimes.

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