Date: Mon, 7 Feb 1994 13:19:53 -0600
From: Christine E Capra-1 capr0001[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GOLD.TC.UMN.EDU
Subject: Re: She's All
On Sun, 6 Feb 1994, Keith Russell wrote:
I've enjoyed the informal surveys concerning current usage, so I decided
to do one of my own.
A couple of years ago, my daughter (now a junior in high school) and her
friends started using the phrase "s/he's all" to mean "s/he says" or "s/he
said," when reporting a dialog. For example, an incident might go
something like this:
He's all, "Would you like to go?"
And she's all, "I'll have to check my schedule."
And he's all, "Let me know, okay?"
Interestingly enough, my two older children have never seemed to acquire
Have any of you heard this?
Yup. My ten year old son uses "s/he's all." I don't know where he got it
from. He lives in Minneapolis aprt of the time and Taos, New Mexico the
rest of the time.