ray (rayslinky) wrote,
ray
rayslinky

"i might could do that"

winding up my day and down my weekend. 3 days is still not long enough.

i found a dialect survey, the maps are ineteresting. probably too region specific, but there should have been a couple of questions relating to new englanders curious use/avoidance of the letter r.

50. What word(s) do you use to address a group of two or more people?

     a. you all (13.00%)

     b. yous, youse (0.66%)

     c. you lot (0.17%)

     d. you guys (41.78%)

     e. you 'uns (0.17%)

     f. yins (0.36%)

     g. you (26.01%)

     h. other (5.38%)

     i. y'all (12.47%)

     (8343 respondents)


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