Date: Sun, 22 Oct 1995 10:11:18 -0500

From: Natalie Maynor maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]RA.MSSTATE.EDU

Subject: Re: y'all are crazy

earlier), that "all" in "y'all" (why not "yall" by the way) has already


Good question. The answer in my case is old habit of spelling it "y'all."

I do find Michael Montgomery's suggestions convincing that it is not a

contraction of "you-all," however.

--Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]