In my last post I stated that " I have swam in the Atlantic, the Pacific and the Red Sea. I have swam in Lake Ontario, Lake Erie and Lake Michigan. I have swam in many, many little lakes and rivers."
My grammar conscious brother pointed out that the correct way of expressing this would be "I have swum..."
Yeah, maybe. But I think swum sounds stupid, sort of like the work "squoze".
I choose not to use either one of them.
But for those of you who really care about such things, here's a nifty place that gives lessons on how to use past/present/future tense appropriately: