Author Topic: Americanism again  (Read 339 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Joe Rocket

  • Ride Coordinator
  • Member
  • ****
  • Joined: Sep 2014
  • Posts: 1276
  • Bike: DL650 AL5 Kawasaki GPX 750 R
  • Location: Brittany
Americanism again
« on: July 22, 2018, 21:29:21 »
I see g*tten has now become 'become'........  :roll:

It wasn't when I first read the thread.........  :shrug:

Apologies to Jeff in Wales......... :bow-blue:  But he knows now what's allowed.............  :whistle:
Save the dates! Bayeux 28th June - 1st July 2019.

Ride Coordinator

Online Hugo Magnus

  • Ride Coordinator
  • Member
  • ****
  • Joined: May 2013
  • Posts: 2014
  • Bike: DL650A L3, DR-Z400s Multistrada 1260ST
  • Location: Dorset
Re: Americanism again
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2018, 07:54:34 »
I like and use g*tten. G*tten goes back to middle english and was taken to America where it is still used, we abbreviated it to got.
The interruptions ARE the journey  (Ted Simon)



Ride Coordinator

Offline TLPower

  • Ride Coordinator
  • Member
  • ****
  • Joined: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 3578
  • Bike: ThunderBastard (KTM 1190 ADV)
  • Location: Doncaster
Re: Americanism again
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2018, 15:04:36 »
We don't need either. ###

"I have" is all that is needed, why bother adding got or become? :violence-smack:
When accelerating the tears of emotion have to run off horizontally to the ear. (Walter Röhrl)



Ride Coordinator

Online Hugo Magnus

  • Ride Coordinator
  • Member
  • ****
  • Joined: May 2013
  • Posts: 2014
  • Bike: DL650A L3, DR-Z400s Multistrada 1260ST
  • Location: Dorset
Re: Americanism again
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2018, 18:24:54 »
"I have" for-become what we were talking about.
The interruptions ARE the journey  (Ted Simon)



Ride Coordinator

Offline TLPower

  • Ride Coordinator
  • Member
  • ****
  • Joined: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 3578
  • Bike: ThunderBastard (KTM 1190 ADV)
  • Location: Doncaster
Re: Americanism again
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2018, 18:58:12 »
 :clap: lol.
When accelerating the tears of emotion have to run off horizontally to the ear. (Walter Röhrl)



Ride Coordinator

Offline Brockett

  • Member
  • ***
  • Joined: Nov 2011
  • Posts: 3728
  • Bike: SV650: VX800: T120: BT1100
  • Location: Far North East (of Essex)
Re: Americanism again
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2018, 19:27:22 »
 lol :smirk:
Look at the clock and the calendar.
It'll never be now again.
So just get out and do it.
As fast as you possibly can.