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(the good) Lord willing and the creek don't rise Options
Daemon
Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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(the good) Lord willing and the creek don't rise

rural If all goes as it should; if everything goes well. More...

KSPavan
Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 4:20:32 AM

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(the good) Lord willing and the creek don't rise — rural If all goes as it should; if everything goes well.
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 10:06:39 AM

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(the good) Lord willing and the creek don't rise

- If good Lord willing and the creek don't rise, we are going have the loan for leverage our business this year.
- We don't have enough food in case we have some fuel problem in this road. Lord willing and the creek don't rise we won't have any problem like that.
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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 11:32:04 AM

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monamagda
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coag
Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 1:17:51 PM

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"The creek don't rise" is strange to me. Why it's not "the creek doesn't rise" or "the creeks don't rise"?
thar
Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 2:59:35 PM

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Colloquial ain't, don't.

Folk saying, folk speech.



In common speech, a vast number of people, in various dialects, will use singular 'don't'.
They just [mostly] know when to use the 'proper' version!

coag
Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 4:01:45 PM

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Thanks, thar.
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