Have you read...
Posted by Caroline on July 02, 1998 at 22:51:10:
In response to Pr' thee, thou hast, written by Constanza on July 02, 1998 at 10:51:53
Have you read "The Secret Garden " by Frances Hodgeson Burnett, Constanza? In this you'll see that the servant class uses them all the time, and have great fun teaching Mary, the heroine, how to "shape a bit o' Yorkshire"( speak the dialect.)
It's also used in some dialects in the southwest of England (including Cornwall! ;-) ), but it's getting very rare to hear it in everyday speech.
- A long time ago... Constanza 08:49:36 7/03/98 (0)
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