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“Don’t got” — how common is it in American usage?

Recently, I've started to hear more and more often people use "got" as a present simple form (obviously originating from I have got -> I've got -> I got -> Do you got? -> I don't got).

Although it is without any doubt absolutely colloquial and not officially accepted as "standard", I'd like to ask you, native speakers of American English, whether it sounds acceptable in a normal conversation (would it be at a similar level as any of the following: I wanna, I gotta, I ain't got... ?), whether it is region based, what the third person of this would be (because of its nonstandard origin, I'd guess it should be he got/he don't got), and whether it would be used even in the past (I didn't got).

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marked as duplicate by Jason Bourne, RegDwigнt Jan 21 '13 at 21:05

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Are you asking native Britons as well? (The answer's No, by the way) – Andrew Leach Jan 21 '13 at 18:59
To got, or not to got, that is the question. – coleopterist Jan 21 '13 at 19:06
Which part of the world do you live in? "Native Americans"? Cheyenne, Sioux, Apache, Choctaw, Arapaho, ...? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Native_Americans_in_the_United_States. – Blessed Geek Jan 21 '13 at 19:34
@Blessed Geek. I don't think it unreasonable to suppose that Malis means native speakers of American English. – Barrie England Jan 21 '13 at 19:36
@blessed - well, sure, you're right, but I think it's clear that I mean native speakers... American because I've never heard a Brit say anything like that. – Malis Jan 21 '13 at 20:13

This is a common grammatical construct in African American Vernacular English (AAVE).

“[T]he is of is supposed to and the has of has got to are elided consistently in colloquial speech.”¹

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And not just in AAVE, either. Everybody in an Anglophone area has heard an Anglophone kid saying He gots. This is the way new verbs are born; very very slowly. Get/Got is a particularly complicated example, because there's chromosome sharing with be, do, and have, the other really common auxiliary verbs. – John Lawler Jan 21 '13 at 20:13
Thanks. The point however is that I've heard a lot of "European Americans" say that. (E.g. in poker - You don't got it = I don't believe you have good cards) – Malis Jan 21 '13 at 20:16
@john - so it's he gots/he doesn't got after all? – Malis Jan 21 '13 at 20:17
See here for more on got/gotten and their various species. – John Lawler Jan 21 '13 at 20:19
"Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to automatically move this discussion to chat?" No, thank you. That said, some children say he gots at some point in their learning. He don't got it is just ordinary lectal regularization of doesn't to don't, which is marked as slang; and lectal use of got in it's have sense. E.g, They got gas for 50 cents lower down the road. He got is how "He's got" is pronounced, just like I got is how "I've got" is pronounced. – John Lawler Jan 21 '13 at 20:34

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