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That's certainly the case here (Norfolk, East Anglia) where, for instance, 
all verb paradigms are regularised ("He say" for both "he says" and "he 
said") and we have "to have just now" as a sort of recent past "I just now 
see him comin' 'long the loke")
(way aye man, ya canna whack 'em!)
Mike
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> Are you speaking from an American or British perspective? Traditional 
> British _dialects_ often differed quite markedly from standard English - 
> particularly in the use pronouns and in certain verb forms. Many of these 
> dialects disappeared during the 20th century, leaving only more or less 
> standard English spoken with a regional accent.
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> If someone speaks standard English with a Geordie accent, we southerners 
> can generally follow what's said. But if someone speaks in the Geordie 
> dialect, then we haven't a hope    ;)
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> fieri per pauciora.
> [William of Ockham]
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