On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 12:43:58PM -0400, David P James wrote: > mainly for "are not" whereas the Americans seem to use it more for "is > not" and "am not", at least that's my impression. It works for "am/are/is not", "will not", and "have not". I ain't, you ain't, he/she ain't, we ain't, y'all ain't, they ain't. I think to mean "have" you have to say "ain't got." :-) There's a proper slang dictionary what's been published.