And for the record, most of these are not contractions, but rather slang.
And donna, please, please, read up on the subject. Your attitude is outdated and dangerous.
Grey area is, on a non language quiz, if someone knows the answer, but do not know the spelling in english. I am not sure how to judge that one.
Missed Goodbye and Zounds - never heard of the contractions of either of them.
I have alway thought of innit being short for 'Is it not?' after all it's generally used as a question, innit?
Yes, well, I'm sure you all wanted to know that . . . . not . . .
The main use of mo' though is moment, not more, unless you listen to a lot of rap.
If you cannot do something, you are unable to do it.
If you can not do something, it says you have a choice of whether or not you can do it.
Think about modern expressions like "Gosh dang it," or "damn it to Hell," or "I swear to God," or "God almighty!"... things haven't really changed that much. It's almost all stuff like that or else descriptions of private parts and sex acts.
Has anybody ever said that?
I think my thinking might have been influenced by dutch. Cause "bij jou" is literally "by you", but means with you (or at your place in some other cases) with you would be "met jou".
We still have on our coins god zij met jou, which means god be(eth) with you. I think that was somewhere in the back of my mind.
Should-not-have-all for example
"You shouldn't've'll done this for me!"