[Dixielandjazz] T'ain't or Tain't or Taint. Definitely not OKOM
sbrager at socal.rr.com
Wed Jan 12 21:45:38 PST 2005
The other versions of the word which also sounds the same as taint are slang
or argot words which can be found in certain dictionaries.
What dialect of English is "yur, thees aint never bin no wur, ast?"
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From: "PATRICK LADD" <pj.ladd at btinternet.com>
To: "Steve barbone" <barbonestreet at earthlink.net>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 1:07 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] T'ain't or Tain't or Taint. Definitely not OKOM
> Taint is found in all English dictionaries while the other versions are
> I will bet this version is not found in any dictionary.
> `Yur, thees aint never bin no wur, ast?`
> For the benefit of those poor benighted mortals not born in the County of
> Wiltshire, that jewel which shines brightest in the necklace of fifty two
> which adorn the throat of Great Britain; and other breeds without the
> it means..
> `Consider, you have never been anywhere, have you`
> Not many people know that.
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