Mighty Red Pen

January 7, 2008

Grew vs. growed

Filed under: Lit review,Word wars — mighty red pen @ 8:56 pm
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Chester come to school and said,

“Durn, I growed another head.”

Teacher said, “It’s time you knowed

The word is ‘grew’ instead of ‘growed.'”

— Shel Silverstein

1 Comment »

  1. In this context I would prefer, “I’ve grown”. Or is that restricted to cultivation? It’s Friday and I haven’t the will to look this up.

    Comment by Gez — January 11, 2008 @ 11:48 am | Reply

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