Stef (firecat) wrote,
Stef
firecat

English grammar/usage question

Lately 've been seeing a conjugation of the verb "to pet" that sounds unfamiliar to me. I'm curious what others think.
Poll #1119227 English usage question

You are reading the autobiography of a companion animal. Which seems more correct to you?

"I like to be pet behind the ears."
2(2.2%)
"I like to be petted behind the ears."
51(57.3%)
Both the above are correct
7(7.9%)
Something else (explain in comments)
3(3.4%)
Tickybox!
2(2.2%)
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