more for y'all

Douglas Bigham TlhovwI at AOL.COM
Tue May 29 02:58:59 UTC 2001

Co-incidental, maybe, but in 8th grade grammar class we were taught that
"ya'll", "you all" "you-ins" and "yuns" were all incorrect 2nd person plurals
that are "sometimes heard around here".

This was rural Southern Illinois, (Pinckneyville, Perry County, to be exact).
 And I have heard them all; I use "ya'll" and have lapsed once or twice (long
ago when I was younger) into "yuns"

Douglas S. Bigham
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

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