English as spoken in Northern Ireland (long)

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Tue Jun 3 12:17:43 CEST 2003

At 08:29 -0400 2003-06-03, John Hanna wrote:

>  In my home-town "I doubt it will rain" means, bizarrely, "I believe it will
>  rain", but that doesn't exist even a few miles away from there

Really? That's very interesting. Perhaps, as a native speaker, you 
know something about Hiberno-English after all, despite what one 
person has claimed on this forum.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com

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