Talk:I'ven't

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I'ven't and friends

I'ven't, you'ven't, he'sn't, she'sn't, we'ven't, and (anticipatorily) they'ven't and one'sn't. These look like the results of bad scans of books. Equinox 22:51, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

Yup:
I’ven’t
we’ven’t
you’ven’t
he’sn’t
she’sn’t,
and, indeed,
they’ven’t
and you forgot
it’sn’t;
but not
*one’sn’t,
nor the archaisms
*thou’stn’t and *ye’ven’t.
— All visible, so they cannot be explained away as scannos. The three inextant forms are telling; this phænomenon is restricted to informal and dialectal forms of English.
 (u):Raifʻhār (t):Doremítzwr﴿ 16:40, 31 December 2008 (UTC)
Okay then; striking. Equinox 00:11, 13 May 2009 (UTC)