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Query:   Sum: I'll shall, I'd should, I'd might etc.
Author:  Carsten Breul
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Discourse Analysis
Psycholinguistics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science

Summary:   THE RESPONSES I HAVE RECEIVED ON MY QUERY ABOUT _I'LL SHALL_, _I'D
SHOULD_, _I'D MIGHT_ ETC. (LINGUIST 13.2425 ; QUOTED IN FULL BELOW)
PROVIDE SEVERAL INTERESTING LEADS. I AM GOING TO MENTION SOME OF THEM,
OTHERS NEED MORE TIME TO FOLLOW UP. I AM GRATEFUL FOR EVERY RESPONSE I
HAVE GOT.

ANDREW MCINTYRE DOES NOT BELIEVE THAT THE INSTTANCES IN THE BNC ARE
TRANSCRIPTION ERRORS. HE POINTS OUT THAT A SEARCH OF THE WWW (E.G. VIA
GOOGLE) YIELDS MANY EXAMPLES OF _I'LL SHALL_. BUT HE HAS NEVER SEEN OR
HEARD SUCH EXAMPLES BEFORE.

RENé §'CHIERING CONSIDERS IT POSSIBLE THAT THE PHENOMENON IS ONE OF
CLITICISATION. HE PROPOSES ZWICKY, ARNOLD M. & GEOFFREY K. PULLUM 1983
(

LL Issue: 13.2513
Date Posted: 02-Oct-2002
Original Query: Read original query