Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 00:42:34 -0600 From: "Donald M. Lance" 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? Old English.