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RFC discussion: October 2012–September 2017[edit]

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Tagged but not listed. --WikiTiki89 (talk) 08:36, 10 October 2012 (UTC)


RFC discussion: July 2017[edit]

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Given the presence of -'re, I have to presume that 're is intended to document a stand-alone use of the morpheme, e.g. "'re you kiddin' me?". Accordingly, it should be considered a verb, not a suffix. Rriegs (talk) 03:51, 4 July 2017 (UTC)

Hmm, it might be an oversight; compare 's and -'s. Equinox 15:49, 5 July 2017 (UTC)
I don't know how to find citations of the 'standalone' use Rriegs mentions, although I imagine it could exist (I imagine standalone "'s 'e goin' or not?" and "'m I s'ppos'ta go?", or "s'e goin'..." and "m'I s'ppos'ta..." may also exist). In practice I guess this should be converted to a soft-redirect to -'re like 's to -'s. But if we could manage to cite standalone use, then I guess verb sections at 're and 's and 'm would be the way to handle it. (I note that the clitic "-'m" was at "'m", an oversight I fixed.) - -sche (discuss) 16:35, 10 July 2017 (UTC)