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"don't let's"

Dearest linguaphiles

I discovered just today that constructions like "don't let's go to the store" are actually standard in some parts. Since this is where I first learned of other grotesque aberrations testaments to the breadth and diversity of the English language such as "might can" and positive anymore I figured I'd ask you about it. So, a quick poll! Do you say "don't let's"? And what's your age and location?
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  • Interpretation of the Legend

    (inscriptions on the Kushan Kingdom coins / надписи на монетах Кушанского царства)

  • Spanish query

    I would be most grateful if anyone could help me out with a Spanish idiom, an expression appearing in a discussion of torture from the late 18th…

  • A very strange Etruscan inscription

    Chiusi is a small town in Italy (province of Siena, Tuscany). And once it was one of the most powerful centers of the Etruscan League of 12 cities.…