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> I'm curious...have any of you folks noted the use of "paid" starting to die
> out in favor of "payed"? If both forms are accepatable, under what
> circumstances would you use one or the other? For example, "I paid/payed
> attention," "I paid/payed the fine."
God, I hope not. IMHO, "payed" LOOKS bad, even if it is in my Webster's as an
alternate form of "paid".