Friday, October 9, 2015

brang/brung/brought: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Friday, October 9, 2015

In some dialects the past tense of “bring” is “brang” and “brung” is the past participle; but in standard English both are “brought.”

The second episode of the Common Errors in English Usage Podcast is now available. Paul Brians talks about two common words with different uses in the US and the UK.

This is the tenth year of the Common Errors in English Usage calendar. To celebrate, we are bringing back some of our favorite interesting, funny, but sometimes merely silly entries through the years before going on hiatus in 2016.

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