Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Wednesday's Word
formerly known as the "What're Words For..."
Word: Ye (Pronoun)
Pronounced: “Yee” or “yeh”
Definition: second person, singular or plural. This old fashioned word survives as a localism.

“How be ye” is a common greeting, especially among older folk.

(Definition from: "How To Talk Yankee", by Gerald Lewis & Tim Sample, copyright 1979, 1986 by The Thorndike Press; copyright 1989 by the First North Country Press)

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