highbob at MINDSPRING.COM
Tue Apr 4 03:23:45 UTC 2000
I like "y'all," Natalie, b/c I like the idea of showing that it's a type of
contraction. And I think many people see it that way, but that's just my
two cents. I can see a good case for "yall," as well.
> From: Natalie Maynor <natalie at MAYNOR.NET>
> Reply-To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 17:20:48 -0500
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Re: you-all's
> I haven't decided yet whether to use the spelling "yall" or "y'all" in
> the article, btw. I'm leaning toward "yall."
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