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Response to Goonch (Original post)

Fri Jun 10, 2022, 08:31 PM

20. The post itself shows it was pronounced both ways in England

I grew up with kids who used the Cingular form of cents, so it was 18 cent instead of 18 cents. Not every kid said that but it was common enough that it stopped seeming weird to me. I've since read an academic paper that delved into how that and other differences in their speech was rooted in their historical languages.

Here is a different paper that covers some of this and how being a stickler for spelling and grammar originated in the 19th century. https://daily.jstor.org/black-english-matters/

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