Obama and Black English in the NY Times

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 13 06:05:37 UTC 2012

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 9:56 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ya got me....

Yeah, naw (an often-parodied feature of the speech of Magic Johnson).
It was only a rhetorical question.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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