Posted by Lotg (OZ) on August 09, 2004
In Reply to: Will not just won't!!!!!!!!! posted by Bill Cosby on August 09, 2004
: "Will not " doesn't have an abbreviation, because 'will' and 'not' are individual words incapable of embracing that shortcut together. Otherwise, the written word could (but doesn't) eliminate the spelling, as in your description, "woll" for "won't", or if you will, (won't-not).
: "Won't " is an archaic word (woll) expressed in a modern idiosyncratic style. Willn't can be started as a word, if one persists in using that sound, but presently, is, simply, not. (isn't).
: Y'know what I'm sayin'?
: Bill Cosby
Oh yes thanks. But howcome there's no apostrophe in aint? - (snicker)