Teaching With a Kentucky Accent

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OHIO.EDU
Sat Dec 7 16:38:46 UTC 2002

You mean as a greeting variant of "hi"?  Did the older usage (the
exclamatory one) come from the South too?  I don't use it for greeting, but
my son (33) has started to do so recently; I guess it's the 30-somethings
and on down who use it, right?

At 09:08 PM 12/6/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Another aspect of Southern culture that has spread nationwide: we all say
>- Allan Metcalf

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