[mythtv-users] British vs. American English (was MythTV requires a better name)

Ryan Steffes rbsteffes at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 06:29:04 UTC 2007

On 9/20/07, Peter Schachte <schachte at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> Ryan Steffes wrote:
> > English lost the plural thou in the last few
> > centuries, and southerners just stuck it back with the convenient
> > y'all!
> AIUI, at least in Texas, "y'all" is singular.  The plural is "all y'all."

People using y'all in the singular is one of the fastest ways to pick
up a Yankee in rebel's clothing.  Y'all is always a group of people.
All y'all is multiple groups of people.

As in, some of y'all might think Southerner's are ignorant, but all
y'all can go suck eggs.

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list