[DWJ] Re: Gotten, was Re: DWJ on Bujold

Andrew Barton andrew.157barton at btinternet.com
Wed May 14 21:27:26 EDT 2008


According to this page
  http://www.miketodd.net/encyc/gotten.htm
  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:
   
  http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/jawaharlal384796.html
   
  This page
  http://www-personal.umich.edu/~jlawler/aue/gotten.html
  is the clearest I've found of several discussions of when 'gotten' is and is not correct in US English.
   
  Andrew


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