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From: singhals <>
Subject: Re: Need Birth/Death reference 1940's - JACKSON
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 10:02:00 -0400
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Roy Stockdill wrote:
> creeping into it, am I the only one who deplores the increasingly
> widespread use of the word "of" in totally the wrong context???
> The phrase "should of been" makes me cringe! The correct usage is
> "should HAVE been".
Out of the mildest of curiosity, Roy, how WOULD one pronounce
"should've" so that it does not sound-like "should of"? [Stipulating in
advance that "should've" is irregular usage.]