Ignoring the minor detail that they aren't words, but semi-English local dialect, "shoulda" "coulda" "woulda" perfectly describe the essence of the rapidly disappearing subjunctive tense -- or as some modern grammarians prefer it, mood. All romance languages lavishly employ the subjunctive because it lets a verb indicate more than action (as verbs are wont to do). It includes a feeling about those … Continue reading IN A SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD
Off to various doctors and hospitals today, so I thought a spot of humor might be in order. I got a kick out of this one and maybe so will you!
Irritable Vowel Syndrome – something has to change yventually!