[TAG] "End Of"
sluggoster at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 17:47:16 MSK 2005
On 11/29/05, Dave Williams <dlwilliams at aristotle.net> wrote:
> I've been hearing a lot of terminal 'with'. Like, "Wait up, Steve,
> Lucy wants to go with!" Then I'm hung up, waiting for the rest of it.
> It's probably from some TV show.
It's a dialect expression. "Do you want to come with?" has been
around a long time. I remember a Canadian woman saying it in the 80s.
It may now be spreading from its dialect confines like a virus.
Mike Orr <sluggoster at gmail.com>
(mso at oz.net address is broken)
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