Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Wednesday’s Word

Word: Yow-uns (N.)
Definition: young ones

“My granddaughter Lisa asked her mother to buy her some overalls for her first day of school.”
Ayuh, thay’s no accounting for what yow-uns want to wear nowadays.”

(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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OpenID popomaticjeff said...

I always get a kick out of people warping the English language.

11:03 AM  

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