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  1. Why Is “Ain’t” Such A Controversial Word?

    What’s all the fuss over ain’t about? Is it “bad English”? Is it really a word? What does ain’t even stand for? Let’s break down this controversial—but very misunderstood—term. What does ain’t mean? Ain’t is a contraction that can mean am not, are not, and is not. It can also mean have not, has not, do not, does not, or did not. We ain’t joking: …