Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
I Got My Nails Did!
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I Got My Nails Did!

How English verbs are collapsing.
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Minnie got her nails did.

Many English verbs have three forms — sing, sang and sung, for example. The problem is that speakers seem to want only two. John explains.

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Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
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