Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Wednesday’s Word

Word: Thay (Adv.)

Definition: Alternate pronunciation of there


“I hear where thay’s going to be a new preacher over to the Methodist Church.”

Ayuh. Young feller. Plays guitar during the hymn-singing.”

“He won’t last long.”


(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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