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Old 08-17-2012, 11:26 AM
 
Location: One of the 13 original colonies.
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Funny thing...I have heard people use "yall" everywhere I've ever traveled...London, NYC, LA, Mexico City, Vancouver, Toronto, Seattle, Boston, etc. I don't think it's a southern thing anymore, but has spread around the world. It's just simpler to say.

I don't know anyone that says "right quick" or "over yonder"...I'm sure there are lots of people that do use those kinds of terms, but they are more country than southern - there is a difference.




I agree. I live in the South and never hear anyone use "right quick" or "over yonder."

 
Old 08-17-2012, 01:50 PM
 
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I agree. I live in the South and never hear anyone use "right quick" or "over yonder."
Many people just don't understand that there is a difference between country and southern. Much of the South is rural, but about half of it isn't.
 
Old 08-17-2012, 02:25 PM
 
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I agree. I live in the South and never hear anyone use "right quick" or "over yonder."
I live in Eastern NC and have heard both. Over yonder not as much.
 
Old 08-17-2012, 03:10 PM
 
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I live in Eastern NC and have heard both. Over yonder not as much.
Yeah I have heard both, but they are not commonly used anywhere that I have lived.
 
Old 08-17-2012, 04:16 PM
 
Location: The Magnolia City
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Maybe it's a Texas thing then...it's not something I hear very often.
Well, I do have relatives in other southern states, and I did used to live in Atlanta for a few years. While I can't say I actually remember it being said, I'm fairly certain it was being used.
 
Old 08-17-2012, 07:24 PM
 
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I hear "right quick" and I even say it sometimes. I almost never hear "over yonder" Sometimes I hear "off yonder way" but it's always an old person saying it
 
Old 08-17-2012, 07:59 PM
 
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I hear "right quick" and I even say it sometimes. I almost never hear "over yonder" Sometimes I hear "off yonder way" but it's always an old person saying it
I guess everyone has the possibility of different experiences.
 
Old 08-17-2012, 10:12 PM
 
Location: PG County, MD
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I've heard Italians and Brits using y'all now.
 
Old 08-18-2012, 03:07 AM
 
Location: Lehighton/Jim Thorpe area
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Agreed.

To hear an unintelligent and inarticulate black person try to sound intelligent and articulate is like hearing nails scratch a chalkboard.
Because listening to an unintelligent white person is any better???
 
Old 08-18-2012, 03:09 AM
 
Location: Lehighton/Jim Thorpe area
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Accents don't bother me; poor English does.

If you use double negatives, the word "ain't," the word "don't" in place of "doesn't" -- then I automatically tune you out because you are too stupid to hear.
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