Tag Archives: Southern American English

In defense of “Y’all”

      7 Comments on In defense of “Y’all”

I’ve noticed that people seem to hold a lot of vitriol and hatred of the term y’all. I can only assume this stems from the belief that if you have a U.S. Southern accent, you’re automatically less intelligent than the rest of the country and/or world, therefore using words like y’all mark you as less-than by intellectual elitists. Well, I… Read more »