Fixin to repair the truck

From: Lynn Cooley (
Date: Mon Sep 25 1995 - 15:39:45 EDT

>I won't argue with you over this last point, viz., that (2) is more
>contingent than the others (although my dialectal perspective is
>north-central New Orleans rather than Easat Texas), but I would still

Well, to this California native, there ain't much difference between "gonna
repair the truck" and "fixin' to repair the truck" . . . and anyways, out
here we-all say "You gonna fix the truck?" (I wonder what that means in
Texas & LA)
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Lynn Cooley
Tandem Computers

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