Re: "Y'all" usage at MIT

Subject: Re: "Y'all" usage at MIT
From: "Craig Haggart, Accelerator Ops" <haggart -at- SSRL01 -dot- SLAC -dot- STANFORD -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 1994 04:16:41 -0800

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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