Re: Y'all listen up nau, yuh' hea'

Subject: Re: Y'all listen up nau, yuh' hea'
From: "Brian F. Gregg, N04-3A, ext. 2724" <bgregg -at- FOXBORO -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 1994 13:55:31 LCL

David Dubin intones:

>You, or "yew" as it is often pronounced, is used as the singular in many
>places across the south, even as y'all is used in others. And while I'm on
>my soap box, Those of y'all who criticize the way we speak must have never
>spent time in New Yoak City, upstate New Joisey, or the state of Maine,
>where one speaks through a closed mouth.

Would we New Englanders criticize? Our Boston accent is about as obvious as
you can get. One's accent is not indicative of one's intelligence, and
that's probably a good thing for us all.


-Quid, mei vexare?-

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