Date: Sat, 7 May 1994 20:21:34 -0500
From: Natalie Maynor maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]RA.MSSTATE.EDU
Subject: Re: y'all
I hope someone surrounded by y'all-speakers is collecting data from students
and the locale. Would spouses use 'y'all' to refer to each other in conver-
Although I'm not formally gathering data, I did ask close to 100 students
earlier this semester if any of them had ever used singular "y'all" or
had ever heard it used in a clearly singular context by a native Southerner.
I got 100% no's.
--Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ra.msstate.edu)