Links and visuals illustrating an orthographic pet peeve.
Here is a photo from a BBQ place in Elgin, Texas.I’m also a little dubious of their parentheses.
See also: Ya’ll vs. Y’all
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– November 12, 2008
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Good one. I’ve always written this as y’all, since it is a contraction of you + all. And please don’t tell me this doesn’t exist, since I grew up saying it!
Ya’ll is a contraction of ya all, where y’all is a contraction of you all. I choose y’all when I speak my native Texan.
Judy is correct. The sign printer made a mistake and we went ahead and used it. Our apologies to y’all.
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