Rants, Raves and Recipes from the Edge of Sanity
that is just a wonderful illustration of Southern "economy of speech"vaquero viejo
yaint gonna do that again, are Ya, Barney?I was born in Medford, Oregon.My parents are from New England, and grandparents from Germany.Some folks say I talk like I'm from the South.I just participated in a Delta Blues guitar workshop a couple of weeks ago. It was awesome.WTF?
One of my favorites is JEET.As in, jeet yet?For those with no exposure to Southern speech,Did you eat yet?Didja eat yet.Jeet yet?Love that one.
Yarnt done till I tellyer done.
An apostrophe goes after the first letter in any Southern contraction.
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