Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Wed Jun 6 20:22:44 UTC 2001

"Know what I'm saying?" in fast speech.  Common in American Black English,
and probably in other dialects too.

At 04:09 PM 6/6/01 -0400, you wrote:
>Here's a question I can't answer. If you can, please include the inquirer's
>e-mail address in your reply. - Allan Metcalf
> >>I was wondering if you could help me find some information on the origin
>and use of the word "knowumsayin'." Do you know where I might begin?
>Ken Gordon
>melonayse at<<

Beverly Olson Flanigan         Department of Linguistics
Ohio University                     Athens, OH  45701
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