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I Bleed Garnet
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What has happened to y'all?
I see this a lot more now, notably the rant from "southerners"

And even on social media from "southerners"

More and more using "you guys"

I'll admit in a professional setting I use "you all"

But is "ya'll" getting phased out?
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Vecchio Cane
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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But what is "ya'll" getting phased out?


I do this & don't know why.

I still text "y'all" but I don't type it in posts or e-mails. Strange
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Carolina_Girl
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re: What has happened to y'all?
You will never hear me say "you guys." Never. Y'all or nothing.


LouisvilleKat
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re: What has happened to y'all?
Y'all just looks weird typed out and many autocorrect dictionaries don't include it by default. I mean I've said y'all a lot in my life but I don't like typing it.


I Bleed Garnet
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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You will never hear me say "you guys." Never. Y'all or nothing.

You are really one of the few.

I work with a few fellow southerners and their accents are pretty neutral now.

They aren't full blown yankee by any means (like Boston or very thick NY) but they aren't southern either.




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Carolina_Girl
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re: What has happened to y'all?
You have a Damn Yankee autocorrect. Mine has y'all. Even spells y'alls out correctly.


I Bleed Garnet
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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You have a Damn Yankee autocorrect.


Not even that.

I'm typing on a computer in NYC and y'all doesn't get the little red line underneath it.

That computer is just old.


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LittleJerrySeinfield
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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Even spells y'alls out correctly.


Probably the only time I don't use y'all when typing is when I have to use the possessive. Then, and only then, will I use you all's.

But in my head I'm saying "all y'all's".


LouisvilleKat
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re: What has happened to y'all?
If we were truly Yankees we'd use Yinz or Yunz

Fricking weirdos.
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I Bleed Garnet
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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truly Yankees we'd use Yinz or Yunz

just had to look that up.

Midwest?

That's a whole different breed.

For me "Yankees" are the northeast. Those are some other kinda northern folk.


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LouisvilleKat
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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just had to look that up.

Midwest?

That's a whole different breed.

For me "Yankees" are the northeast. Those are some other kinda northern folk.
I've got a friend from PA and she said Yunz all the time and its very confusing but it sounds cute as hell when she says it.


Carolina_Girl
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re: What has happened to y'all?
I can honestly say "you all" has never come out of my mouth.


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I Bleed Garnet
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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I've got a friend from PA

yea I looked it up, she from Pittsburgh?

That's midwest. Rust Bucket shite.


LouisvilleKat
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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yea I looked it up, she from Pittsburgh?

Just outside of Hershey. Believe it's called Mechanicsburg.

and the town when I visited was very rusty, not big on belts though.
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I Bleed Garnet
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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Just outside of Hershey. Believe it's called Mechanicsburg.

and the town when I visited was very rusty, not big on belts though.

Skyline chili!!!!!!!

(Can't say I've been anywhere in the midwest but Chicago but they all freak out about that shit)


LouisvilleKat
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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Skyline chili!!!!!!!

(Can't say I've been anywhere in the midwest but Chicago but they all freak out about that shit)
Yeah thats some Cincinnati shite right there. Pasta in chili I can forgive but the brown sugar and the cinnamon? Come on man!


I Bleed Garnet
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re: What has happened to y'all?
Wait what?
Thought it was just chili


LouisvilleKat
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re: What has happened to y'all?
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Wait what?
Thought it was just chili


Oh no. Cincinatti Style chili is oddly sweeter and not as spicy. They usually include noodles like spaghetti mixed in (commonly from large catholic families that needed to stretch a meal), and they top that shite with a mountain of cheese, onions and god knows what else.



I Bleed Garnet
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re: What has happened to y'all?
The toilet situation in Cincinnati must be awful


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Harry Rex Vonner
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re: What has happened to y'all?
I spell it yall


I don't get all drama queen with an apostrophe


that's how I roll - I'm a soldier!


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