Brock Murdoch

Joined: June 22, 2011

Number of comments posted: 3

Number of votes received: 23

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Re: Pled versus pleaded  •  August 13, 2011, 4:22pm  •  8 votes

As a child in Canada, I was taught that "plead" and "plead" [pled] were both present and past tense, similar to "read" and "read" [red], and to "lead" and "lead" [led]. I suppose this is just the diff

Re: Couldn’t Care Less  •  June 25, 2011, 8:16am  •  2 votes

As MesMom2 argues, not all Americans say "I could care less" when they mean just the opposite. However, I do believe it is only Americans who commonly use this expression. I have travelled extensively

Re: Pled versus pleaded  •  June 22, 2011, 4:56pm  •  13 votes

Many years ago in Canada, where I went to school, the present and past tense were both "lead." The past tense was not spelt (spelled?) "led." Also, the present and past tense were both "plead." We nev