A new one on me y'all guys

Charles C Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Thu Oct 4 12:53:41 UTC 2012

Old east Texas joke:

Teacher:  "Johnny, can you name a city is Alaska?

Johnny:  "No'm."

Teacher:  "That's correct."


From: American Dialect Society [ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] on behalf of Wilson Gray [hwgray at GMAIL.COM]
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 12:37 AM


In Marshall, in ultra-nigrous speech, people would use "ya'm" - if
that's the correct spelling - in place of "yassum."


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