"at" at end of sentence

Paul McFedries lists at MCFEDRIES.COM
Fri Mar 22 11:13:38 UTC 2002

Many of my friends in Indiana use the sentence-ending "at," so I suspect
it's more of a midwest thing.


> You know you're from Ohio if:
> You end your sentences with an unnecessary
> preposition. Example:"Where's my coat at?"
> I'd always thought this was American in general (ie., Canadians
> never put "at" at the end of sentences, but it's one of
> the first things we notice when we go south of the border).
> Is this usage considered specific to Ohio or that general region?

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