Example 1323

Variety:
Earlier African American Vernacular English

An' my father was dead, an' my mother was living, but she had three, four other little children, an' she had to put them all to work for to help take care of the other.

Comment:
Speaker: Fountain Hughes
Source:
Bailey, Guy and Maynor, Natalie and Cukor-Avila, Patricia 1991: 33