118 Is for am/will with 1st person singular

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory2
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare6
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare5
D - attested absence of feature49
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)11
? - no information on feature is available4

Feature area:
Verb phrase I: tense and aspect
Typical example:
I’s going to town ‘I am/will be going to town’ ; I’s not ‘I won’t’
Example source:
StHE (Wilson/Mesthrie 2008: 539); Lancashire (Upton et al. 1994: 501)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type