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Dan Jones scripsit:

> Bear
> in mind that most English people (the distinction is still preserved in
> Wales and Scotland IIRC) pronounce the verb ending -ing as /In/, anyway.

Not unnaturally, since standard -ing is a collapse of the old gerund
ending -ing and the old participle ending -and, the common
element of which is /In/.

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John Cowan                                   [log in to unmask]
One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore
        --Douglas Hofstadter