Re: Yay or Nay

Subject: Re: Yay or Nay
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Guy K. Haas" <guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2012 11:53:41 -0500

Yeah, I'd weigh yay as hooray not yay as yea versus nay, per se.

On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 11:41 AM, Guy K. Haas <guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com> wrote:
> As regards homophones and spelling, what does your dictionary say about
> "yay", as in our subject line?
> The on-line Websters I consulted, as well as the Oxford English Dictionary
> and Oxford American English Dictionary, do not recognize "yay" as the
> counterpart to "nay".  In voting, I've seen the affirmative response
> rendered as "yea" and the negative as "nay", while "yay" is more of a
> cheer.
> Comments?

Bill Swallow

Twitter: @techcommdood

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