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2021.02.22 16:43

Y’ALL

Hi, y’all! I’m new to this app and would love to to help

people learn English. Since I’ve been getting a few questions about being from Texas, I thought I’d share our favorite word with everyone: y’all!

It’s a contraction of two words: you + all. In Texas (and many other southern states), almost everyone says “y’all” as a way to address two or more people instead of “you all” or “you guys.”

Ex: “Hi, how are y’all?”
Ex: “Y’all are very smart.”

If native English speakers hear someone use the word y’all, they’ll immediately know that that person is probably from somewhere in the south.

You might even see someone say “all y’all,” (“all of you all”) which is redundant, but we still use it!

Ex: “I want to teach all y’all English!”

Also, we only use the greeting “howdy” to be funny. Everyone in the south usually sticks to “hi” or “hello.”

Feel free to ask me any other questions that I could make into a post!
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  • Melissa 2021.02.22 16:47

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    Could you record yourself saying the pronunciation of: y’all/I’ll/you’ll/he’ll/she’ll /they’ll/we’ll?
  • Rey Jesus 2021.02.22 16:49

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    Nice 👍🏻 thank you so much I thought howdy it was like how are you.
  • RC 2021.02.22 16:56

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    @Melissa
  • Bere Miranda 2021.02.22 16:57

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    You should talk with people like me hahahaha who want to learn new and common English things to improve 🤙🏼
  • Medo Hosny 2021.02.22 16:58

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    Make group and add us there we need to learn from you
  • Melissa 2021.02.22 17:05

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    @RC thanks! 🤗
  • Anurag 2021.02.22 17:08

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    Welcome to hellotalk 🙏🏿
  • mina 2021.02.22 17:16

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    Thanks I can teach you the Arabic language 😊
  • عاتكة 2021.02.22 17:17

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    I heard Sandy cheeks said howdy in Spongebob's 2020 movie 😂 and I knew it has got something to do with Texas or the southern states in general
  • Harshita 2021.02.23 16:09

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    I really appreciate you for this ❤😊 Thank you so much

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