Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Below the Mason Dixon

Is it y'all or ya'll?

The girl in me that went to high school and listened says that it's "y'all".

However, I see it "ya'll" all the time.

2 comments:

Chanda said...

It's y'all! That's what I think anyway. I actually googled in not long ago to find out because my MIL spells it ya'll (she's not from the south, although she lives in Memphis now and tries to pretend she's southern) and I'm convinced that it is wrong! Posers spell it ya'll! ;)

Sarah said...

I'd say it's "y'all" because it's a contraction. And the apostrophe takes the place of the letters left off the word.

I'm such an English teacher...at heart. =)

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