ya’ll vs y’all : Common Errors in English

About ya’ll vs y’all

“How y’all doin’?” If you are rendering this common Southernism inprint, be careful where you place the apostrophe, which stands for thesecond and third letters in “you.” Note that “y’all” stands for “you all” and is properly a plural form, though some southern speakers treat it as a singular form and resort to “all y’all” for the plural. Most southerners reserve “all y’all” to mean “each and every one of you.” Then there is the occasional case in which the speaker is addressing someone representing a store or other institution composed of several people: “Do y’all sell shop vacs?”

ya’ll in News

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    *Beyonce likes wearing leotards on stage. Need evidence? Look above. Some of ya’ll need to get over it. Does Superman not wear his cape when he’s saving the day? Do cops not wear their badge while on patrol? And will you ever catch an old school pimp without his cane, some blow, and a few [...]
    on June 8, 2013 Source: EURweb

y’all in News

  1. Monday Snaps: Nas’ Daughter Turns 19

    She’s all grown up y’all! Nas’ eldest child, Destiny, turned 19-years-old. Over the weekend, Destiny celebrated birthday dinner style with her dad, cotton candy and a few friends.   Nas’ daughter (Destiny) is with Carmen. He has another child with ex-wife, Kelis. For more celebrity photos, visit theJasmineBrand.com.
    on June 17, 2013 Source: EURweb

  2. Chord Overstreet: Solo Show at The Roxy!

    Chord Overstreet rocks a black leather jacket as he leaves a party at Bootsy Bellows on Friday night (June 14) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 24-year-old Glee actor recently announced that he will be performing a solo show at The Roxy on July 20th! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Chord Overstreet “Hey y’all! [...]
    on June 16, 2013 Source: Just Jared Jr.

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