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To: Christopher Menzel <cmenzel@xxxxxxxx>
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From: Pat Hayes <phayes@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 13:29:33 -0500
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>ps: "y'all'll" is an authentic Texas double contraction, y'all!    (01)

Trust a Texan to think his state is the entire 
planet. Y'all is a Southern contraction, found 
throughout this cozy part of the world. I learned 
it in Pensacola, Florida. Y'all have a nice day.    (02)

Pat    (03)

>favorite is the 2nd-person plural possessive "y'all's", as in "Do 
>y'all want lemon in y'all's ice tea?"  The only other English 2nd-
>person plurals I know of are "youse" and "you-uns" (and their 
>variants like "yiz" and "yins"), but I'm not sure if either 
>accommodates the possessive -- can any New England or Appalachian 
>natives speak authoritatively here?
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