Re: "Y'all" usage at MIT

Subject: Re: "Y'all" usage at MIT
From: "Westra, Kayla L." <13718westr -at- KCPBLDG01 -dot- BV -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 1994 09:18:00 CST

To all y'all--

You really must get to know Jeff Foxworthy, stand-up comic and author of YOU

Some examples...

"If someone asks you for your ID and you show them your belt buckle, you
might be a redneck."

"If you've ever had to haul a can of paint to the top of the water tower to
defend your sister's honor, you might be a redneck."

"If you've ever gone to a family reunion to pick up women, you might be a

"If every day someone stops at your house thinkin' you're having a yard
sale, you might be a redneck."

"If you mow your lawn and you find a car....."

You get the picture, y'all.

Kayla Westra

To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: "Y'all" usage at MIT
Date: Thursday, October 27, 1994 4:16AM

John Gear:
> I understand that the plural of "Y'all" is "All y'awl."

Karen (karenk -at- netcom -dot- com):
> Y'all is a plural itself. What's a plural of a plural?

I've got to back John on this one!

"Hey, y'all wungo downta seb'n leb'n, grab
coupla cokes?"

"Cain't -- gotta watch them keeids."

[Turns to kids] "Hey, all y'all wungo downta
seb'n leb'n wicher mama'n me?"

[Oldest kid} "Ah ain't goin no hwair."

"All rot, y'all kin stay rot here'n do hwot
chu wont. Rest y'all goin?"

They go to 7-11.

-Craig "lived in Texas once for a hwile" Haggart
haggart -at- slac -dot- stanford -dot- edu

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