Date: Tue, 25 Apr 1995 17:19:35 -0500
From: Grant Barrett gbarrett[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]KB.COM
Reply to: Why
What can you tell me about the use of the word "why" in the following sentences?
Far as I can tell it's an expression of knowing astonishment or mild disbelief.
My grandmother from southeast Missouri uses it.
"Why, you should know better than that" or "Why what are you doing?"
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