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Why are there irregular verbs?

There are thousands of regular verbs (paint, walk) - and less than two hundred irregular verbs. 

Yet it is those awkward irregulars which dominate in spoken in English (see here).

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Grammar Girl has a slightly different take here - and talks about verbs becoming irregular in her most recent podcast.

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