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'Y'all,' that most Southern of Southernisms, is going mainstream – and it's about time

By David B. Parker, Professor of History, Kennesaw State University
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Southern Living magazine once described “y’all” as “the quintessential Southern pronoun.” It’s as iconically Southern as sweet tea and grits.

While “y’all” is considered slang, it’s a useful word nonetheless. The English language doesn’t have a good second person plural pronoun; “you” can be both singular and plural, but it’s sometimes awkward…The Conversation

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