Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 00:42:34 -0600
From: "Donald M. Lance" engdl[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SHOWME.MISSOURI.EDU
Subject: Re: Appalacian languages
I am currently in an Appalachian Literature course at my university. We
have read a lot of works lately where instead of saying "it", the person
says "hit". I was just wondering if this was still used today and also
Lisa Dawn Burriss
Oh, yes. I have relatives (all over 60) in Southern states who still use
the old form in stressed position in a sentence.
where did it originate?