Y'all and No?

Mark Odegard markodegard at HOTMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 29 18:16:20 UTC 2001

To my sensibility, the uncontracted 'you all', as in "I thank you all for
coming" is common in all forms of AmE (and not just "Suthron". Only when it
is contracted does it become noticeable.

English, I think, was a little rash in discarding 'ye'.

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