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Re: [OT Why GB English is different] Re: Mozilla firefox en-gb



On Thu 6 May 2004 17:55, Tom Furie wrote:
> On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 10:17:42AM -0700, William Ballard wrote:
> > It works for "am/are/is not", "will not", and "have not".
>
> I think it only works for won't when followed by gonna, as in "I
> ain't gonna do that".

But that's not a replacement for won't - it's a replacement of "am not", 
as in "I am not going to do that". I can't think of a case where ain't 
can replace won't/will not/shan't/shall not.

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