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#208457 - 12/24/12 05:59 AM behoove
Thanks Anu. Until you prompted me to look it up, I'd always thought the English version of the word - 'behove' (rhyming with 'grove' and 'stove')- was 'correct' and the American version - 'behoove' - was a corruption. It turns out that 'behoove' is the historical form and 'behove' is a version derived from reading the word in books and mispronouncing it.
Incidentally, can anyone think of another transitive verb that is only ever used with the subject 'it'?
Entire topic Subject Posted by Posted behoove Peter Everett 12/24/12 05:59 AM Re: behoove LukeJavan8 12/24/12 12:53 PM Re: behoove eht 12/24/12 04:44 PM Re: behoove LukeJavan8 12/24/12 07:29 PM Re: behoove BranShea 12/25/12 07:38 AM Re: behoove BranShea 12/26/12 04:58 AM Re: behoove Faldage 12/26/12 05:41 AM
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