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Has "sneaked" been removed from our language?

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SweetestThing Mon 07-Jan-13 16:36:18

I never see anyone using "sneaked" as the part participle of "sneak" anymore. It's always "snuck".

I'm wondering if this will lead to "luck" instead of "leaked" or "puck" instead of "peaked" grin

PlaySchool Mon 07-Jan-13 16:41:26

My 6 year old says "sneaked", e.g., I sneaked a biscuit. smile

SweetestThing Mon 07-Jan-13 16:42:33

Well done, your DC!! Glad to know some standards are being upheld smile

MirandaGoshawk Mon 07-Jan-13 22:28:30

I loathe 'snuck'. PlaySchool is obviously bringing up her dch correctly grin

I'm also sick of e.g. 'slippy' when people mean 'slippery' and have been known to correct strangers when I've heard them use this. blush.

jkklpu Sat 19-Jan-13 22:41:44

It's gone the same way as "shrank" since that really annoying Rick Moranis (?) film. I still like using "swang" and "span", too.

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