South Dakotan 'yet'

Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Thu Jan 11 15:40:11 UTC 2001

The below is from a transplanted Texan friend of mine in Sioux Falls.  AHD4
doesn't cover this 'yet'--can anyone else tell me anything about it?


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Date: Thursday, January 11, 2001 9:29 am -0600
From: Kevin Cole <Kevin.Cole at>

By the
way, people up here often attach "yet" to end of sentences. For
instance, "I need to go to the bank yet," "Is that a bottle of gin yet?"
"Let's eat dinner at eight yet." The mood of the verb does not

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