/ol/ vs. /old/

In the One Big Happy from 11/23, recently appeared in my comics feed, Ruthie and her grandfather spar over the choice between /ol/ and /old/ as the PST form of the verbs STEAL and TELL and the BSE/PRS forms of the verb HOLD. There are, as it turns out, two quite different phenomena here, one … Continue reading /ol/ vs. /old/