Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 08:31:34 -0500 From: Gregory {Greg} Downing Subject: Re: Appalacian languages At 12:42 AM 10/30/97 -0600, you wrote: >>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 > It's also quite common in Faulkner's novels, which reflect North Mississippi dialect in the first 1/2 of the century now hurtling to a close.... Greg Downing/NYU, at greg.downing[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] or downingg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]