[mythtv-users] British vs. American English (was MythTV requires a better name)
rbsteffes at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 06:29:04 UTC 2007
On 9/20/07, Peter Schachte <schachte at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> Ryan Steffes wrote:
> > English lost the plural thou in the last few
> > centuries, and southerners just stuck it back with the convenient
> > y'all!
> AIUI, at least in Texas, "y'all" is singular. The plural is "all y'all."
People using y'all in the singular is one of the fastest ways to pick
up a Yankee in rebel's clothing. Y'all is always a group of people.
All y'all is multiple groups of people.
As in, some of y'all might think Southerner's are ignorant, but all
y'all can go suck eggs.
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