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Re: [mythsoc] Thou, thy/thine, thee

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  • Darrell A. Martin
    ... Janet: Yinz? YINZ?!??! Darrell
    Message 1 of 50 , Apr 28, 2011
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      On 4/27/2011 3:49 PM, Croft, Janet B. wrote:
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      >
      > You can always tell a real Southerner from someone faking a Southern
      > accent because a Southerner distinguishes between "you" (one person) and
      > "y'all" (two or more people). Those playing Southerners on tv simply use
      > "y'all" for everything because it sounds quaint.
      >
      > --JDR, one of the Arkansas Rateliffs
      >
      > Yeah, yinz need to watch out for that.
      >
      > Janet

      Janet:

      Yinz? YINZ?!??!

      Darrell
    • dale nelson
      Send Janet Reno s SWAT team to that house! There s a little old lady with a budgie and she might be calling it her pet ! ________________________________
      Message 50 of 50 , Apr 29, 2011
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        Send Janet Reno's SWAT team to that house!  There's a little old lady with a budgie and she might be calling it her "pet"!



        From: Carl F. Hostetter <Aelfwine@...>
        To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Fri, April 29, 2011 8:29:05 AM
        Subject: [mythsoc] Re: Natural and artificial language change

         

        A timely case in point, offered without comment as it more than speaks for itself:

        http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/8479391/Calling-animals-pets-is-insulting-academics-claim.html

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