My opinion is that San Jacinto, Bexar, Rio Grande, etc. were all part
of the regional dialect we call Texican (it's the one you don't speak
in Mexico, because it's Spanish made English...) :)
grn beret 2b
--- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
, Barb Jernigan
> On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 14:01:10 -0000 "B..." <bcwatson@...>
> > Well, of course it's regional... and cultural!
> > Ya got the northerners that live up around Dallas (too close to
> > Oklahoma? ;-) ), ya got the Louisiana influence over in the east
> > side
> > of Texas, ya got the Spanish-Mexican influence down south and out
> > the west ya got the cowboys. Then of course ya got all them
> > transplants who think they know everything about being Texan....
> > Y'all vs. Ya'll is no differnt than skillet/frying pan or
> > ta-may-toe/toe-may-toe.
> Yes, but if we call the whole thing off then we must part
> Yes, but if we call the whole thing off then that would break my
> > But I will always remember visiting my
> > granma
> > in suthern Ohio who wood say to me: "I want a pikchure. Let me
> > fetch my camree...." And I still cringe when I heard a
> > mention one of Austin's streets as "San Jah-sin-toe" instead of
> > "San Ha-seen-toe".... northerners.... ugh...
> I thought the San Jah-sin-toe was a Texan thing.... as my Californio
> accent betrays me.
> Lived on the slopes of Mount San Ha-ceen-to....
> Del Nort (spelled Del Norte --> you and I would say Del Nor-tay)
> in Northern-Northern CA is particular about not putting on
that 'ay' Just
> as an outsider would say Mahnor when refering to Maynor (Manor).
> it's one of those trick questions to weed the wannabes from the
> > Y'all take care now, ya here? ;-)
> Well, sometimes ah'm here.... (but seldom all....) =g=
> > Barry (Doc Geo)
> Barb (Tygress)
> We tend to let each member of the family get on with whatever
> feel like indulging in.
> --Prince Philip (age 84); quoted by Parade Magazine 02-05-06