arrowthroughme and nicki (arrowthroughme) wrote in linguaphiles,
arrowthroughme and nicki
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irregular verbs

Is it

sting / stang / stung

or

sting / stung / stung?


In other words, in simple past, active voice, do you say

The wasp stang her

or rather

The wasp stung her?


Wiktionary lists both, but one of them sounds wrong to my ears. What do you think?


Edit: Thank you to everyone who answered.

Most people use only 'stung', but some use 'stang' in oral speech. There's not really enough information to say if this occurs regionally. Neither can I say if 'stang', which, according to some dictionaries, used to be correct, has actually survived in some parts of the world, or if it's just wrong usage. Still, I guess 'stang' isn't quite as obsolete as some dictionaries point out.
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