A long time ago...
Posted by Constanza on July 03, 1998 at 08:49:36:
In response to Have you read..., written by Caroline on July 02, 1998 at 22:51:10
] 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.)
and I didn't remember that part. I suppose at that moment I was not interested in "speech" only in the story. :-) I'll go and check it.
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