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Art/Literary - Linguistics
|English term or phrase: "couldn't of found"|
|I just can't believe this... Please tell me that this expression is cockney and nothing else!|
I corrected my cousin's own song lyrics, and couldn't convince him that he should write "couldn't have found", because he was spelling the sound of couldn't've.
He condescendingly said he liked my self-confidence...
So I searched English Web pages for "couldn't of," and found out that there are about 13,700 hits!
|could not have found|
Hi Maria, well you're absolutely right. He was spelling the sound not the contraction.
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|Thank you, Kim!|
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