My Friday F-Off: Gotten It
I know it’s a word, I know it’s in the dictionary, but I ain’t gonna say gotten no more.
Maybe (well, likely) it is just me, but I find the overuse of the word ‘gotten’ infuriating. You may not notice it, but I bet you will notice it now. There are so many better words in the English language which means that every time I hear someone use gotten, and misuse it, I feel like pulling out my thesaurus to give them a whack across the head. I mean, to let them look it up.
For the record:
gotten: UK /ˈɡɒt.ən/ US /ˈɡɑː.t̬ən/ us
past participle of get: