[Dixielandjazz] language usage - "sprung"

Charlie Hooks charliehooks at earthlink.net
Thu Feb 13 17:41:14 PST 2003

on 2/13/03 1:18 PM, JimDBB at aol.com at JimDBB at aol.com wrote:

> If my income 'shrank', is this a 'simple past' or a ' past participle.'   Of
> if my income has shrunk.......

If your income shrank, it's a simple past tense and (may I add) highly
unfortunate.  So has mine.


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