Datapoint Earlier African American Vernacular English/Wider range of uses of progressive be + V-ing than in StE: extension to habitual contexts
Earlier African American Vernacular English
Wider range of uses of progressive be + V-ing than in StE: extension to habitual contexts
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare
Yo' burn it an' yo' make yore wish agin, but yo' goin' always be wishin' fo' whut's comin' [after] it an' dat's money, an' dat's gon'a bring success to de place.