“Y’all” is a superior plural pronoun. “Ain’t” is a perfectly good contraction. “Reckon” is a fantastic verb for describing when you are of an opinion. “Yonder” is the only word to describe that way over there.

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@Thomas Agreed!

I'm a connecticut yankee but I consciously adopted "Y'all" into my vocabulary when I noticed how much it improves the clarity of communication. People who don't like it are just being snobs.

@nindokag Right?! What am I supposed to say You all"? "You guys"? no thanks.

@Thomas in England they say "you lot"! unless british TV has lied to me.

@nindokag @Thomas

im hella californian but I say "howdy" all the time because i think it sounds cool and friendly and that's me, a cool and friendly guy.

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