I Say Y'all

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 109 People

    Where I Come From...

    Y'all is commonly used. When I am talking to friends who are not from around here, they seem to find it amusing. They are also amused by the accent they claim I have. I do not speak with a heavy twang. My speech carries a milder, slower drawl more common in South Texas. In any...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley
    26-30, F
    Jan 5, 2013

    Perfect Plural

    How better does one say a plural of the word "you"? 
    Geode Geode
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2009

    I Found Myself In The South

    Well I am originally from washington state all the way up by the canadian border, but just a few months ago i moved to southern missouri At first I thought the way everyone talks down here was hilariouse but now i find myself talking like everyone else!!!I say y'all frequently...
    littlefairy5 littlefairy5
    26-30, F
    Nov 28, 2009

    Howdy Yall ;)

    I like when people make fun of me for saying Yall, I'm proud of my southern accent :) hehe
    ShesAwildOne ShesAwildOne
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2009

    I Even Write It

    I say it because I like it. It is a perfectly good word. As good as "you're" and "isn't." Used as a contraction for "you all," it clears up any confusion between the singular and plural "you." It rolls off the tongue better than "...
    Pidgie Pidgie
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jul 7, 2009

    Started As a Joke

    I am from the South and several of my guy friends here started commenting on my stories and using y'all.  I started doing the same such as thanks y'all and it has now become a habit.  I use it in everyday conversation and people that have known me for years will look at...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    20 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    rahul000777 rahul000777
    26-30, M
    Apr 1, 2014


    I say y'all all the time. I don't know why, maybe it's because where I'm from .. it's just a staple in my vocabulary, I suppose..
    MollyxxEloise MollyxxEloise
    18-21, F
    Nov 29, 2009
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