[DWJ] Re: Gotten, was Re: DWJ on Bujold
andrew.157barton at btinternet.com
Wed May 14 21:27:26 EDT 2008
According to this page
Pope (that would be Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 - 30 May 1744)) used gotten - but I haven't found it among his works on Project Gutenberg.
I also found an Indian quote by Jawaharlal Nehru from this century, the site it's from has a long list of quotations but I couldn't tell whether the other authors were US or British:
is the clearest I've found of several discussions of when 'gotten' is and is not correct in US English.
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