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Old 04-15-2009, 12:28 PM
 
Location: North Idaho Panhandle
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What a great laugh!!! Thanks for making my day!!!
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Old 04-24-2009, 12:46 AM
 
Location: Bucky Palace, London
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[quote=Davart;833997]Some others ...

You know the difference between, right yonder, up yonder, over yonder, out yonder, back yonder and yonder piece.

And conjunctions thereof as in ...
Oh, it's over yonder piece aways.


........... Hmmm................ Is there a phrase book?
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Old 04-24-2009, 05:40 AM
 
Location: Kentucky
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Some others ...

You know the difference between, right yonder, up yonder, over yonder, out yonder, back yonder and yonder piece.

And conjunctions thereof as in ...
Oh, it's over yonder piece aways.


........... Hmmm................ Is there a phrase book?
http://www.netsquirrel.com/crispen/word.html

http://littlerock.about.com/cs/south...southslang.htm
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Old 04-24-2009, 06:53 AM
 
Location: Pleasureville,KY
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This misconception of Kentucky people continue to entertain the world. If you really want to use a southern slang handbook, from experience go to southern parts of Georgia where the southern slang is a bit thicker.
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Old 04-24-2009, 07:34 AM
 
Location: Harlan, Kentucky
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lol people in kentucky dont really talk like that. Maybe the older generation... but the younger generation... Im sorry. we dont say over yonder. lmao. thats laughable.
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Old 04-25-2009, 05:05 AM
 
Location: Kentucky
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lol people in kentucky dont really talk like that. Maybe the older generation... but the younger generation... Im sorry. we dont say over yonder. lmao. thats laughable.
My grandpa still uses it but you are right, most young people don't use "old fashioned" words like reckon. I do have a young frind who will still say "plum" as in I plum forgot, Grandpa will use that one still too. Fixin' is still fairly common.
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Old 04-25-2009, 05:06 AM
 
Location: Kentucky
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lol people in kentucky dont really talk like that. Maybe the older generation... but the younger generation... Im sorry. we dont say over yonder. lmao. thats laughable.
Do older people in Michigan use those terms?
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Old 04-25-2009, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Harlan, Kentucky
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lol i say reckon all the time. .. i think I picked it up from my granny. She has some interesting words sometimes. and nope missy. idont think I have ever heard someone say over yonder in real life. cept on the beverly hillbillies or somethin like that.
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Old 04-25-2009, 08:36 PM
 
Location: Kentucky
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idont think I have ever heard someone say over yonder in real life.
Oh I hear it alot but mostly from my Grandpa
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:55 AM
 
Location: Bucky Palace, London
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Well when my son arrives 'over/out(?) yonder' (at end of May), he has just 'fixed' his ticket and his visa, and when we come 'over/out(?) yonder' too, I doubt we will understand you guys or you guys will understand us!

We had a 'lay-uf' yesterday with the pronunciations/phrases,thank you Missy, but we couldn't understand each other!! Very funny though.

This is our local dialect, although I imagine like this thread, some of them are over-exagerated.

VISITOR'S GUIDE TO 'ULL
Learn to speak Hull

Gotta go and clean my play-it. Had a cay-un of spay-um for lunch. (I just love it)
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