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What do you call soft ice like thick soup in the salt water?

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In some languages there are two verbs "to be." (In Spanish, for example, "ser" is used for permenent conditions, while "estar" is used for continuing or temporary ones.) This is a little like what we have in some varieties of English, though not in Standard English. You are right that some other kinds of English have it: certain forms of African-American English have a similar distinction to what we see in these forms of Newfoundland English.

Comment by: DANLPhilip
February 23, 2015
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