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- The plural form of
the second person verb, "you all". It's not pronounced as they would in
the south, though -- no twang, no drawl, just "y'all". "You guys" is
never said and is a dead giveaway that you're a Tulane student from New
- You, your.
- Your mother.
Used in a variety of ways, usually endearing. Also usable as an insult,
specifically as a simple retort when one is insulted first; simply say,
collective term for your immediate family, as in "Hey dawlin', how's
yamamma'n'em?" Spoken as one word. Dat's my yamamman'em circa
for any person from New Orleans
English spoken in
New Orleans, Louisiana.
The term also refers to those people who speak with a Yat accent. The
name comes from the common use amongst said people of the greeting,
"Where y'at?" (Where you at?), which is a way of asking, "How are you?
YEAH YOU RITE
emphatic statement of agreement and affirmation, sometimes used as a
general exclamation of happiness. The accent is on the first word, and
it's spoken as one word.