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On Mon, 1 Oct 2001, David Peterson wrote:

>     You're kidding, right?  Haven't you seen any movies where people use
> "y'all" for the singular?  It happens all the time!  Rent Thelma and Louise,
> or something; I'm sure it's in there once.  It's almost like an honorific,
> and is usually restricted to the phrase "How y'all doing?", from what I've
> seen/heard.
>
As the popular North Carolina joke goes, "'Y'all' is singular.  'All
y'all' is plural."  :-)  And yes, I have heard examples of both in
everyday Southern speech.

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