Y'all (/jɔːl/ yawl) (sometimes ya'll or yall) is a contraction of you and all (
sometimes combined .... You Can't Say That! English Usage Today. 2010. p. 218.
Sep 21, 2010 ... "Y'all" is a contraction of "you all". the "ou " was taken out, so you put an ... of "you
all", so I would assume that y'all is the correct spelling.
Sometimes I spell it ya'll and sometimes y'all. Which the heck is right? I have seen
it both ways.
“How y'all doin'?” If you are rendering this common Southernism in print, be
careful where you place the apostrophe, which stands for the second and third ...
Define y'all: ... I use the word y'all in everyday conversation but I also know not to
use it when I go for a job interview. Don't down grade southerners. Like · Reply ...
Question (From an N.C. State undergraduate): I grew up in the South and have
been known to say yal or ya'll quite frequently. Even though it is not correct ...
Jul 30, 2008 ... But I've always been confused on the spelling. I used to spell it ya'll for the
longest time, until recently when I flipped thru a PAULA DEEN ...
Note, though, that there is some debate on the spelling of the possessive form of
y'all. Some will spell it "y'all's" while others will spell it "y'alls." As there does not ...
Aug 19, 2014 ... That's when it's time to pull out "yees," "all y'all," and "youse guys." .... You wouldn'
t believe the number of people who spell y'all (put the ...
Sep 10, 2014 ... Most Southerners say no. The whole idea of singular “y'all” strikes them as, at
best, the fanciful invention of confused and clueless Northerners, ...