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. -- David P James Ottawa, Ontario http://david.jamesnet.ca ICQ: #42891899, Jabber: email@example.com If you've lost something, you had to lose it, not loose it.