Datapoint Earlier African American Vernacular English/Invariant present tense forms due to generalization of 3rd person –s to all persons

Variety: Earlier African American Vernacular English
Feature: Invariant present tense forms due to generalization of 3rd person –s to all persons
Value: B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare
Informants: Alexander Kautzsch

Examples

Example 1301:
I show you what I means, madam.

Source: Rawick, George P. 1977/1979: 125