[Ads-l] What up doe

Geoffrey Steven Nathan geoffnathan at WAYNE.EDU
Mon Sep 19 10:03:44 EDT 2016

I've been asked to comment on what is supposedly a Detroit-ism: 'What up doe?' According to the reporter who contacted me this is a Detroit-centric, long-used expression. I must admit I've never heard it, or of it. Does it ring a bell with anyone on this august list?


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