Wednesday, June 15, 2011


Is the -ed ending for past tense fading into history? Judging from common misspellings you see on signs, it seems to be. Down the street from me is a sign that says "boil crawfish". At first I thought this was a south Louisiana thing, but I've seen it other places, too. Is -ed going to be a thing of the past? Of the pass-ed? And does the word past come from the word "passed". Must check on these important bits of trivia.

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