hey guys, indulge with my bullshit for a second
edited 2018-02-12 23:46:28
consider the words 'gettest', 'protectest', 'wantest', 'askest', and 'existest'
what is easier for you to pronounce
/ɡɛtɪst/ or /ɡɛtst/
/prəˈtɛktɪst/ or /prəˈtɛktst/
/wɒntɪst/ or /wɒntst/
/ɑːskɪst/ or /ɑːskst/
/ɪɡˈzɪstɪst/ or /ɪɡˈzɪstst/
“His thoughts were red thoughts, and his teeth were white.”
I feel like some of those would wind up being irregular verbs. I'd look up the history in the OED but the usual password hasn't been working for me.
a boy child, a winner and loser,
target for faraway laughter
martyr, seer of visions, miner for truth and delusion
that is possible as well, although considering there's almost no exception with the third person singular present outside of auxiliary verbs, I'd like to see if I could get away with that too
of course '-est' is not exactly equivalent to '-(e)s' or '-ed' in a couple of ways, but I'd also like to see how to make it fit among them
I think the first pronunciation is easier in almost every case
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