"laid" and other random BE slang in the HDAS
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jul 26 15:18:45 UTC 2004
At 1:17 AM -0400 7/26/04, Wilson Gray wrote:
>It wasn't till I was in my 40's that I
>understood that whatchanamit was writing exclusively for a white
>Southern audience that would have immediately understood that, e.g.
>"brer" (or however he transcribed it) is not meant to be pronounced
>"brair." And I'm still left with the problem of what is represented by
>the string, "sezee."
"Says he"? Just a guess.
More information about the Ads-l