ornithopter: My milkshake brings all the boys to the morgueDamn right, it's better than yours
wiredroach: "Have drunk," subby.
menschenfresser: wiredroach: "Have drunk," subby.Came to say this.I haven't done any research on this but, at least here in the Upper Midwest, the present perfect and past perfect are all but dead except among extremely well-educated people. I've mentioned this error to people who have never even heardof using these constructions. These same people have told me that they think what I tell them is the correct forms "just sound wrong" and that nobody except people like me would know or care about this. It's much more common to hear "have ate," "had ran" and all the rest than to hear the correct versions. Instead, apparently, just using auxiliary verbs like "have" or "had" with the simple past verb is just jim-dandy with over 90% of folks. "Have drank" as in the headline here is probably accepted as "normal" by more people than the actualcorrect answer, sadly. Maybe Futurama is right and we'll be using "axe" in place of "ask" in the future, too.
Monkeyfark Ridiculous: wiredroach: "Have drunk," subby.Have drunk subby, will publish headlines./drink, drunked, have dranken
Aquapope: menschenfresser: wiredroach: "Have drunk," subby.Came to say this.The Midwest is past participle purgatory. Half of my relatives say things like "He done this when he should have did that." That's wrong two different ways.
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