Date: Sat, 16 Dec 1995 18:33:26 -0500 From: Ronald Butters Subject: Re: Yas, youse, y'all On Fri, 15 Dec 1995, Kathleen M. O'Neill wrote: > "Yas" does not have to be plural. YAS/YOUSE has to be plural for me (so does Y'ALL, though an upcoming article in AMERICAN SPEECH finds people in Oklahoma who say that they sometimes use singular Y'ALL). What evidence is there that YAS/YOUSE can be singular? What about YUNZ?