Re: Redneck step of the day...

Subject: Re: Redneck step of the day...
From: Mike McCallister <workingwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: john -at- garisons -dot- com
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 09:50:06 -0600

With the interesting turn this conversation has taken, I certainly hope all
y'all have been in touch with the Dictionary of American Regional English
with this information:

http://dare.wisc.edu

They are hard at work on the last few letters for publication next year.

Mike (who got to hear DARE editor Joan Houston Hall at an STC chapter
meeting a few months ago)

Mike McCallister
Author, "openSUSE Linux Unleashed" -- at bookstores now!
Coming soon: "WordPress in Depth"
Notes from the Metaverse: http://metaverse.wordpress.com


On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 9:34 AM, <john -at- garisons -dot- com> wrote:

> "Y'all" can be singular or plural depending on the sentence in which it is
> used ...kind of like "deer". If you want to be inclusive beyond the shadow
> of a doubt, the preferred construction is "All y'all", as in "All y'all
> kin kiss mah grits."
>
> > The plural/singular y'all controversy has been around quite awhile.
> > While the "official" rule is to only use it in the plural sense, in the
> > wild y'all is used in every sense.
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References:
RE: Redneck step of the day...: From: Brian.Henderson
RE: Redneck step of the day...: From: john

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