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Old 09-06-2012, 05:50 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
I was going to comment that "dost" is the correct word rather than "doest", but a little research shows that either can be used, although the form without the "e" is much more common. "doest" is only used by Shakespeare, for example, in blank verse where the metre requires the extra syllable.
I've only encountered it with Shakespeare, hence I thought it was accepted usage.
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