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Lost in translation

Lost in translation
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Discobiscuits


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GMV for Alaska

mjc613


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I love this one!!!

Terribliz


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I'd definitely buy this if it had "y'all" instead of "ya'll" I hate when people spell it like that...

fencerpts


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Terribliz wrote:I'd definitely buy this if it had "y'all" instead of "ya'll" I hate when people spell it like that...


Second that!
Better still, since I'm not from the South, "You talk funny!"

mjc613


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fencerpts wrote:Second that!
Better still, since I'm not from the South, "You talk funny!"

I've run into many people who say y'all who can't spell it. They don't know it's a contraction for "you all".

Don't matter to me, I say you guys. Yes. To women too.

I like the shirt since I work with Texans and Canadians.

pennylaned


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mjc613 wrote:I've run into many people who say y'all who can't spell it. They don't know it's a contraction for "you all".

Don't matter to me, I say you guys. Yes. To women too.

I like the shirt since I work with Texans and Canadians.

Technically speaking ,yes y'all is right
But here in Texas we don't say you we say ya as in thank ya. So, the appropriate way in Texas is to contract you all to ya'll. Gotta remember we know what we are saying and spelling but no one else does!!

darthv8r


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LOL!!
how goes it eh? Seems to be a debacle and/or debate over phonetics vs. proper English
(wait do we speak proper English here in Texas?) , If this hooser of a design wins (yeah right)I'll scourer the internet for the most popular spelling. Sound like a winner, eh?

sigaru


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pennylaned wrote:Technically speaking ,yes y'all is right
But here in Texas we don't say you we say ya as in thank ya. So, the appropriate way in Texas is to contract you all to ya'll. Gotta remember we know what we are saying and spelling but no one else does!!


i disagree. you can say "ya" instead of "you", but if you spell it "ya'll", then that makes into "ya will", not "ya all", since "you'll" is "you will", and "ya" is substituted for "you".

just my opinion, of course.

haxrox


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sigaru wrote:you can say "ya" instead of "you", but if you spell it "ya'll", then that makes into "ya will", not "ya all", since "you'll" is "you will", and "ya" is substituted for "you".


Here's the weird thing, though: some contractions have multiple meanings. "He'd been there before" and "He'd do the dishes later" translate to he had and he would, respectively. So even as a "y'all" speakin' Texan, I see merit in both versions. Maybe we could compromise with a lolcat "yawl".

In any case, GMV darth. I had the hardest time explaining to my wife why Alaska was saying "l o l". How do you explain years of memes and inside internet jokes in one sitting? I guess I could start with the "Mario Twins."

darthv8r


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haxrox wrote:Here's the weird thing, though: some contractions have multiple meanings. "He'd been there before" and "He'd do the dishes later" translate to he had and he would, respectively. So even as a "y'all" speakin' Texan, I see merit in both versions. Maybe we could compromise with a lolcat "yawl".

In any case, GMV darth. I had the hardest time explaining to my wife why Alaska was saying "l o l". How do you explain years of memes and inside internet jokes in one sitting? I guess I could start with the "Mario Twins."

Ha! I am digging Yawl! Thanks! and thanks for the cool link as well!

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