[DWJ] amn't

Elizabeth G. Holtrop elizabeth at bouma-holtrop.com
Mon Apr 16 20:37:14 EDT 2007


My sister and I (raised in Iowa and Indiana, USA) said amn't until our scandalized parents broke us of the habit.  I always assumed it's a natural contraction and thus an easy mistake for a child to make, but for some reason it's not recognized as such in English, at least not in US English.

EGH


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