Participles that may be on their way out — Catherine & Katharine

Speaking of non-standard participle use, here are three I think are probably disappearing: Run – being replaced by “ran,” as in “I had ran” Swum – being replaced by “swam,” as in “I had swam” Become – being replaced by “became,” as in “I had became” I say this because I’ve had 18-year old students […]

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