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"Y'allbonics"
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Posted on 05/18/2004 8:09:41 AM PDT by OldBlondBabe

Not to be outdone by Ebonics in California, the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools is requesting billions of federal dollars to teach "Y'allbonics" in all classrooms south of the Mason-Dixon line. Included here are some samples of "Y'allbonics." If you do not understand any of them, contact a Southerner for an explanation.

HEIDI: (noun) Greeting.

HIRE YEW: (complete sentence) Remainder of greeting. Usage: "Heidi, hire yew?"

BARD: (verb) Past tense of the infinitive "to borrow." Usage: "My brother bard my pickup truck."

JAWJUH: (noun) The state north of Florida. Capital is Lanner. Usage: "My brother from Jawjuh bard my pickup truck."

BAMMER: (noun) The state west of Jawjuh. Capital is Berminhayum. Usage: "A tornader jes went through Bammer an' left $20,000,000 in improvements."

MUNTS: (noun) A calendar division. Usage: "My brother from Jawjuh bard my pickup truck, and I ain't herd from him in munts."

THANK: (verb) Cognitive process. Usage: "Ah thank ah'll have a Coke."

RANCH: (noun) A tool used for tight'nin' bolts. Usage: "I thank I leff my ranch in the back of that pickup truck my brother from Jawjuh bard a few munts ago."

ALL: (noun) A petroleum-based lubricant. Usage: "I sure hope my brother from Jawjuh puts all in my pickup truck."

FAR: (noun) A conflagration. Usage: "If my brother from Jawjuh don't change the all in my pickup truck, that thing's gonna catch far."

TAR: (noun) A rubber wheel. Usage: "I hope that brother of mine from Jawjuh don't git a flat tar in my pickup truck."

TIRE: (noun) A tall monument. Usage: "Lord willin' and the creek don't rise, Ah sure hope to see that Eiffel Tire in Pars sometime."

RETARD: (verb) To stop working. Usage: "My grampaw retard at age 65."

FARN: (adjective) Not domestic. Usage: "I cuddint unnerstand a wurd he sed .must be from some farn country."

DID: (adjective) Not alive. Usage: "He's did, Jim."

ARE: (noun) A colorless, odorless gas; oxygen. Usage: "He cain't breathe give 'im some ARE!"

BOB WAR: (noun) A sharp, twisted cable. Usage: "Boy, stay away from that bob war fence."


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KEYWORDS: dixie; language; south; yall
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As a "Northern Girl" I figure this is good to know when visiting relatives that have recently relocated to the South. They've been there less than two years and already use much of the local lingo.
1 posted on 05/18/2004 8:09:42 AM PDT by OldBlondBabe
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To: Constitution Day

bump


2 posted on 05/18/2004 8:11:04 AM PDT by Phantom Lord (Distributor of Pain, Your Loss Becomes My Gain)
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To: stainlessbanner

I thought all the southrons would like a laugh break from the depressing news.


3 posted on 05/18/2004 8:11:32 AM PDT by cyborg
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To: OldBlondBabe; MagnoliaMS; MississippiMan; vetvetdoug; NerdDad; Rebel Coach; afuturegovernor; ...

Hey Ya'll they talking about us again ping.


4 posted on 05/18/2004 8:14:51 AM PDT by WKB (3!~ What we need is more "Christianity in politics" and less "Politics in Christianity")
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To: OldBlondBabe

I had a N'yawk accent until I served in the military and spent some time with a lot of Southerners and in the South. while I haven't adopted the accent in full...I do use a lot of the phraseology. (Some how or another, it is now important that when I use you to refer to multiple people, I specifiy that I mean them all.) Its a great way to communicate.


5 posted on 05/18/2004 8:16:41 AM PDT by blanknoone (I voted for it before I voted against it, and I didn't even show up for the vote!)
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To: OldBlondBabe
Shnizzle y'all!
6 posted on 05/18/2004 8:17:19 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Don't vote, president Kerry will thank you for it.)
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To: Constitution Day; stainlessbanner; TheBigB

Now all no what the hale y'all are sane when ah come visichew.


7 posted on 05/18/2004 8:17:52 AM PDT by Fierce Allegiance ( "Stay safe in the "sandbox", cuz!)
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To: OldBlondBabe

My wife is fron Northern Mass, and no joke between here New England accest and my Texas draw we had to repeat ourself more then a couple of times while dating. We even to this day some times rib each other about it.


8 posted on 05/18/2004 8:19:45 AM PDT by TXBSAFH (KILL-9 Needs No Justification)
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To: OldBlondBabe
WIDJEHDIJEH: (noun)verification. Ex. "Hey, you dint brang your ranch widjehdijeh?

in Yankee: "Hey, you didn't bring your wrench with you, did you?"

9 posted on 05/18/2004 8:20:06 AM PDT by TheBigB (Jaime Pressly: proof that God does indeed exist.)
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To: OldBlondBabe
On a more contemporary note, why is it so difficult for Southerners to pronounce "Shi'ite?"
10 posted on 05/18/2004 8:20:09 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: OldBlondBabe
They've been there less than two years and already use much of the local lingo.

I sincerely hope that by now they have also picked up those other Southern niceties such as saying things like; "Please, Thank You and Excuse me" and I truly hope they haven't brought dowm that Yankee fear of the wild animals that abound in these parts.

11 posted on 05/18/2004 8:20:25 AM PDT by scouse
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To: Free Trapper; dcwusmc; Wampus SC; Fiddlstix; Southron Patriot; Leatherneck_MT; U S Army EOD; ...
Southern Accents

There's a southern accent, where I come from
The young 'uns call it country, the yankees call it dumb
I got my own way of talking, but everything gets done

With a southern accent, where I come from
Now that drunk tank in Atlanta, is just a motel room to me
Think I might go work Orlando, if them orange groves don't freeze

Got my own way of working, but everything is run
With a southern accent, where I come from

For just a minute there I was dreaming
For just a minute it was all so real
For just a minute she was standing there, with me

There's a dream I keep having, where my momma comes to me
And kneels down over by the window, and says a prayer for me
Got my own way of praying, but everything's begun
With a southern accent, where I come from

Got my own way of living, but everything is done
With a southern accent, where I come from

Tom Petty ©1984

12 posted on 05/18/2004 8:20:52 AM PDT by stainlessbanner
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To: OldBlondBabe
Left out one:

WRENCH: (verb) To flush with water. Usage: "I'll be in soon's I wrench muh hayunds."

13 posted on 05/18/2004 8:21:02 AM PDT by ladtx ( "Remember your regiment and follow your officers." Captain Charles May, 2d Dragoons, 9 May 1846)
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To: TXBSAFH
My wife is fron Northern Mass

Boy, watchoo doin' marryin' some Yankee gal? Ain't your own cuzzins in Texas good enuff?

14 posted on 05/18/2004 8:21:21 AM PDT by TheBigB (Jaime Pressly: proof that God does indeed exist.)
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To: cyborg
lol

Fixin: About to.Going to.

Usage: Im fixin to educate yall on suthin slang.

Git: Not get. Go, go away, shoo.

Usage: If you want to get there on time, you better git.

15 posted on 05/18/2004 8:21:44 AM PDT by No Blue States
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To: OldBlondBabe

do not leave all the all important "fi'n" or "fixin" with it's cousin "finta" or "fixinta"


16 posted on 05/18/2004 8:21:50 AM PDT by MN_Rightside
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To: TheBigB

I will not even dignify this with a responce.


17 posted on 05/18/2004 8:22:44 AM PDT by TXBSAFH (KILL-9 Needs No Justification)
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To: TheBigB

Foxworthy fan I see.. :)


18 posted on 05/18/2004 8:23:34 AM PDT by IamConservative (A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.)
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To: OldBlondBabe

I'm still trying to figure out what 'yuns' stands for, as I've heard it multiple times since moving to the N. GA mountains (including western NC). I'm from Oklahoma so I use y'all all the time. You all, simple. But not 'yuns'. I'm thinking it means 'you ones', which doesn't make much sense grammatically, but fits. The first time I heard this was the first time I saw someone order a deep fried hot dog and have it slathered with cole slaw.


19 posted on 05/18/2004 8:23:42 AM PDT by kenth
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To: No Blue States

I like pitch a fit and a have a fit... hissyfit...Who knew there was whole other language? LOL


20 posted on 05/18/2004 8:24:06 AM PDT by cyborg
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To: Billthedrill

It isn't......for example, in your spelling of the word you left out the 13 syllables. as sin shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.


21 posted on 05/18/2004 8:25:12 AM PDT by Smartaleck
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To: OldBlondBabe

Heah's anuther won they missed:

AMO: I am going to, as in "Amo head out an buy some tars for mah truck.


22 posted on 05/18/2004 8:25:50 AM PDT by MineralMan (godless atheist)
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To: OldBlondBabe

Haha! I love this. My favorite is:

The core crash left him blonde and pearlized.

Translation: The car crash left him blind and paralyzed.

Also--Adam Balm: Atom bomb.

Of course, these are hillbillyisms, which I do love.


23 posted on 05/18/2004 8:26:34 AM PDT by Judith Anne (HOW ARE WE EVER GOING TO CLEAN UP ALL THIS MESS?)
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To: OldBlondBabe

What is pural for y'all?


24 posted on 05/18/2004 8:26:44 AM PDT by FlatLandBeer
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To: MN_Rightside

To confuse Yankees more, there are dual usage words as well.

"The crick is just on the other side of the holler."

"Boy, holler to the neighbor and see can we borry they shovel."


25 posted on 05/18/2004 8:26:50 AM PDT by IamConservative (A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.)
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To: kenth
I still say yu'uns (you-uns). Not sure where it comes from, it's just always been a part of our language.

"Yu'uns go down yonder and git a co-cola."

26 posted on 05/18/2004 8:26:50 AM PDT by stainlessbanner
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To: IamConservative
Yup. :)

MAYNAISE: (noun) Not "Mayonnaise." Colloquialism. Ex. "Maynaise a whole lotta folks hyar tonight!"

In Yankee: "Man, there's a whole lot of folks here tonight!"

27 posted on 05/18/2004 8:27:02 AM PDT by TheBigB (Jaime Pressly: proof that God does indeed exist.)
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To: kenth

It's not you uns?


28 posted on 05/18/2004 8:27:14 AM PDT by pnz1
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To: MineralMan

Or as a foreigner once told me, the first two words in English that he heard (on a visit to the US) were: "Jeetjet? Squeet."


29 posted on 05/18/2004 8:27:52 AM PDT by Doctor Stochastic (Vegetabilisch = chaotisch is der Charakter der Modernen. - Friedrich Schlegel)
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To: No Blue States
Every once in a while, I run into some one who uses the "what I did," phrase at the end of a sentence.
"I put new tires on my pickup last week, what I did..."
30 posted on 05/18/2004 8:28:34 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: FlatLandBeer

y'all IS plural. It refers to a group of people. Any other usage (as in a Yankee gal on TV using a pretend Southern accent to say "you all" when referring to one person) is silly and not real.


31 posted on 05/18/2004 8:28:37 AM PDT by TheBigB (Jaime Pressly: proof that God does indeed exist.)
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To: OldBlondBabe

Everybody tawks funny except us Noo Yawkers . . .


32 posted on 05/18/2004 8:29:08 AM PDT by cvq3842
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To: TheBigB
My favorite - for many reasons, primarily the cold beer.

Sensuous. "Sensuous up, could you get me a beer?"
33 posted on 05/18/2004 8:29:33 AM PDT by IamConservative (A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.)
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To: scouse

I truly hope they haven't brought dowm that Yankee fear of the wild animals that abound in these parts.

No, in fact, one of the things my sister likes is that everyone IS so polite and courteous. Her kids go to a private school and they're required to use "Yes m'am and Yes sir".

On another note--- neither she, nor I would need to pick up those "Southern niceties" cuz our folks "raised us right".


34 posted on 05/18/2004 8:29:46 AM PDT by OldBlondBabe
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To: Phantom Lord; Fierce Allegiance; cyborg; stainlessbanner
Here's one of my favorite Southernisms that my grandma uses all the time: "mommicked up".

It means "messed up" or "torn up".

35 posted on 05/18/2004 8:29:53 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: cyborg

Yes, I love the sayings, like "He's ten pounds of s--t in a five pound bag.


36 posted on 05/18/2004 8:30:18 AM PDT by Judith Anne (HOW ARE WE EVER GOING TO CLEAN UP ALL THIS MESS?)
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To: Judith Anne

LOL


37 posted on 05/18/2004 8:31:05 AM PDT by cyborg
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To: OldBlondBabe

LOL....bump for a good laugh.

Thank You.


38 posted on 05/18/2004 8:31:57 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Pax et bonum!)
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To: OldBlondBabe

My favorite is "mommanims"


I going down to momma and thems to eat supper


39 posted on 05/18/2004 8:32:06 AM PDT by WKB (3!~ What we need is more "Christianity in politics" and less "Politics in Christianity")
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To: Smartaleck; Billthedrill
In dramatic situations, it's acceptable to add "far" (fire) to the end of the expression.

Ex. "Sheeee-yet far, Newt, she's headin' fer the briar patch again!"

40 posted on 05/18/2004 8:32:39 AM PDT by TheBigB (Jaime Pressly: proof that God does indeed exist.)
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To: Billthedrill
"On a more contemporary note, why is it so difficult for Southerners to pronounce "Shi'ite?"

Who sez we're mispronouncing it? ;)

41 posted on 05/18/2004 8:32:52 AM PDT by Klatuu
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To: TheBigB

The way I hear it spoken here, Y'all is singular or plural.

"All y'all" is always plural.


42 posted on 05/18/2004 8:33:37 AM PDT by Judith Anne (HOW ARE WE EVER GOING TO CLEAN UP ALL THIS MESS?)
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To: January24th

Language Tutorial Ping.


43 posted on 05/18/2004 8:33:52 AM PDT by Camachee (`)
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To: TheBigB
One of my favorites is from my sister, a professional comedian. To be a Southern preacher, you must be able to pronounce the name of Jesus in 4 or more syllables.
44 posted on 05/18/2004 8:34:03 AM PDT by phil1750 (Love like you've never been hurt;Dance like nobody's watching;PRAY like it's your last prayer)
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To: stainlessbanner

!!!!!!!!


45 posted on 05/18/2004 8:34:18 AM PDT by stand watie (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. -T. Jefferson)
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To: kenth
Yep. It means "You ones" (You'uns).

Being from eastern NC, it has always sounded strange to me.

46 posted on 05/18/2004 8:34:24 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: TheBigB
y'all IS plural

"y'all" is collective. "all y'all" is plural.

47 posted on 05/18/2004 8:34:28 AM PDT by HAL9000
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To: FlatLandBeer
Down here in the south, I've heard them say "all y'all" as apparent plural for y'all.

As a western girl, the mix of accents here in S. Florida is enough to drive one to drink. If it isn't some rude and loud broad from NJ, it's someone using incorrect grammar with a southern accent. Neither can anyone here spell correctly. Why, even some of our local streets names are misspelled. It's a tragedy that so many could be so poorly spoken. And folks wonder why they get pegged as ignorant.

48 posted on 05/18/2004 8:35:10 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Judith Anne

In Deep Southern, "y'all" is -never- used as a singular. :)


49 posted on 05/18/2004 8:35:14 AM PDT by TheBigB (Jaime Pressly: proof that God does indeed exist.)
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To: phil1750

"One of my favorites is from my sister, a professional comedian. To be a Southern preacher, you must be able to pronounce the name of Jesus in 4 or more syllables.
"

Ja-eez'-us-a!


50 posted on 05/18/2004 8:35:19 AM PDT by MineralMan (godless atheist)
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