I Say Yall

It's a habit.. lol 273 People

    When I Took Linguistics . . .

    . . . our West-Texan teacher pointed out it made a lot more sense than the "You [PLURAL]" in the book.  And I'd already gotten used to distinguishing 'tu' from 'ustedes' in Spanish.  So I use it whenever it seems particularly appropriate--and with no attempt...
    GeorgeTSLC GeorgeTSLC
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2009

    It's Habit For Me.

    Living in Texas it's only Natural that you say "Y'all!" I say it all the time like for instance 'I'm ready to go to the party, Y'all ready?" Or "OMFG! Y'all are crazy!!" It's in my everyday vocabulary. And it's great to say. The Yankee's could never understand the fun we have...
    MissSpookiness MissSpookiness
    26-30, F
    Apr 27, 2012

    Blame It On Texas

    "Don't blame it on me..."  LOL....yeap...caught the "y'all" bug.  :D
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2009

    It's Something That Just Stuck With Me!

    I lived about half of my life in Texas before moving back to the midwest! I still say Yall....People kinda look at me weird when I say it!  Well...besides my first being born in Texas...it's the only thing that I kept after leaving!
    tks tks
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Apr 7, 2009

    Yall, Not You All

    I was born in Oklahoma, where we say y'all a lot. In fact saying "You all" will get you funny looks where I come from. When I was about twelve we moved to Kansas for a few months, and they didn't say y'all. It absoultly drove me nuts! My friends would sit around and every time I...
    BRandy208 BRandy208
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2011

    Look, guys, I grew up in Alabama.

    ... need more? Katt
    JamesLamar JamesLamar
    61-65, M
    Sep 18, 2015

    I Am Bi-accented (almost!)

    I'm from the South, of course I say, "Ya'll" Plus I add a few syllables to single syllable words too - sometimes! But, I can turn off the accent and the extra syllabled words - but that "ya'll" likes to sneak out every once in awhile when I am in "mixed...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 14, 2009

    Of Course I Do, Y'all!

    I'm from the south!  What else would I say?!?
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2009

    Its True

    im from texas. i say yall. so sue me haha
    mjenkins21 mjenkins21
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 11, 2011

    I Say That Too

    Sounds fun, I hope it is not offensive! just because I don't have the right accent!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Mar 28, 2009

    I Say Yall, Too

    AND I'M FROM PITTSBURGH. PENNSYLVANIA, THE BEST STATE CAUSE ITS NOT, WE ARE A COMMONWEALTH, ANYWAYS. MY GRANDDA WAS A SOUTHERN BAPTIST FROM ALABAMA, SO THANK GOODNESS I PICKED THAT UP INSTEAD OF THE PHRASEOLOGY USED UO HER, AND IT'S  YINS, YOUSE, NO TOUCH WITH THE ENGLISH...
    chipperchick chipperchick
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Nov 14, 2009

    Southern Saying

    I was born and raised in Tennessee, so yes, despite knowing better, I do say "yall". I have tried to eliminate it from my vocabulary, but the older I get, the more I like saying it because it's a quaint way of identifying with my culture. :)
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2011

    Y'all Is Better

    As an educated person I am well aware that the plural of "you" is "you." Of course that has always been problematic when you are trying to make clear whether you mean it in it's singular or plural sense. For this reason people in different parts of the English speaking language...
    Cowboy1969 Cowboy1969
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jan 29, 2010

    I Was The First To Say It Before I Deleted My Old Account!

    ah! i shouldnt have deleted my old account:(
    pinkpoodle12 pinkpoodle12
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2010

    Thank Y'all!

    It's never been a secret that I consider Chris Robinson from The Black Crowes to be my mirror or the male equivalent of myself. He and his brother are from Georgia, USA and he Y'alls a heck of a lot. I am aiming to be him in a tribute band, so I have the mannerisms and accent...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Mar 28, 2009

    Of Course I Do.. Snowy Is From The South :)

    Of course I do, I am from the South!! Yall is part of the English language down here along with shoot and dang it!! If I think about it there are several words I say,  I reckon, fixing too, and hey..    Just ask anyone who knows me and  has spoken to me on the...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 3, 2010

    Without Even Thinking About It

    It just comes second nature to me.  It makes sense anyway.  I mean, if you just say "you" in front of a group, they can't tell if you're talking to the entire group or just one person.  And "you guys" is just sexist.  It's perfectly fine if...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2009

    Shoot Yeah

      I reckon it's one of those phrases I picked up at an early age. Of course, it's a mite peculiar me saying it out here in the Heartland.
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    Oct 28, 2009

    Yalllllllllllll

    i say yalll at work alot . or yep . but mainly yallllllll i guess it is from where i have lived . buckingham florida . a redneck down .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 4, 2009

    Idk why but it's kinda a habit.

    I try so hard not to say it lol /.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 12, 2015

    Uhhhhh....

    That goes without saying...  I'm in Texas y'all!  
    dyin2live dyin2live
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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