highbob at MINDSPRING.COM
Tue Apr 4 17:50:39 UTC 2000
Ooops. I mean I like it when they (punctuation marks) ARE employed. I
think I need to start taking some ginko.
> From: Bob Haas <highbob at mindspring.com>
> Reply-To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 12:21:42 -0400
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Re: you-all's
> I understand what you mean, Natalie, and I agree with the rationale. I just
> like the punctuation of the "y'all" variant. But I think that simply
> highlights my penchant for marks of punctuation. I like 'em. Maybe I feel
> they add order--I dunno. I just know that I like it when they're not there.
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