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On Wed, 3 Oct 2001 19:04:59 -0700 Barry Garcia <[log in to unmask]>
writes:
> Now, is this true for the entire city, or certain areas? I could
> have
> sworn i've heard rappers from NYC use "Y'all". At least mong people
> in HS
> i grew up with, the term was used among those who would be
> considered
> lower class to even upper middle class. Mostly because they were
> imitating rappers they liked.
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Maybe that's specific to rap, or a feature of "Ebonics", which has
features in common with Southern-style English.


-Stephen (Steg)
 "mew... meep!"