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    @Financial Panther You mean when people say things like: "The boss invited my wife and myself to have dinner". Yeah, I don't like that. The reflexive's function is to refer back to the subject. Here the subject is "boss", so there's no need for the reflexive. "Me" will do just fine.

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    um I think you might be biased so I revoke that no, sir

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    Precisely, Nitsy. I believe the reflexive should only be used when the subject has already been established and it is being referred back to.

    Speaking of that sentence, ending sentences with prepositions: That’s something I’m fine with. It may sound a tad descriptivist of me, but there was never a reason for people to implement that “rule.” It was just put into effect to make English more like Latin. I worked in the Writing Center at my school for a bit, and there was a person who worked there who would always reconstruct people’s sentences so they didn’t end in prepositions. It drove me insane.

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    smoke wed errday

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    then i'll die errday

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    sorry sorry i forgot this is a dweeb thread

    i'll perish errday

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    one of my favorite things about the south is how much they disrespect the laws of proper grammar. every thing is a shortcut down here, and you hear double negatives constantly("ain't nothing", "don't no one"). and of course the made up words and terms, like "y'all" and "down yonder".

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    I live here and have never heard anyone say "down yonder" to be honest

    Everything else is spot on though
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    isn't that more of a symptom of dialect and being raised as such? I mean, I highly doubt they're intentionally disrespecting grammatical rule... it's just the way they speak

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    it's still funny

    also my cousin and uncle in south carolina say "over/down yonder" constantly. "gonna get gas at the exxon on highway 33 down yonder", stuff like that

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    I don't mind most Southernisms, but I really don't like "might could" or things like "the car needs washed" (I'm not sure if that one is specifically Southern, though).

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    I've never said "might could" but I've def said "the car needs washed". pretty sure I said that long before I lived in the south, don't think it is a southern thing

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    oh is might could a southern thing i never thought about that. ive always liked the way it sounded and Felt in the Mouth

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    the car needs washed sounds fairly fine to me but i can see the Inbred seeping in on that one

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    the car needs washed

    the lawn needs mowed

    the sidewalk needs shoveled(snow in the winter)

    the dog needs walked

    shrug idk, never noticed it being wrong

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    don't think I've ever heard that. Stuff like ain't nothing(whenever I would say it my mom would make me correct myself) is a frequent thing here. First time I heard an american say ruff when they meant roof was p jarring.

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    anyway i think discussing like dialects and the idiosyncracies of language is super cool and embraces the natural evolution of language through individual cultures but establishing rules for how language can be is super shitty and elitst and defeats the purpose of the freedom of the language and stagnates evolution and creates an idea that one group of people speaks better than the other based on rules they set


    and thats the durned truth y'all n' ya can't do nothin about it

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    like I guess adding "to be" makes it feel more proper, but leaving "to be" out doesn't really feel wrong to me

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    ruff for roof however drives me through the got damn wall

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    ull for oil gets me

    it's "oyl"

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    These must be regional or something because I'm blanking

    I do use a lot of shortcuts and doubles negatives though, the accent left me but the dialect didn't

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    little dialectic things i've noticed is ive never said the word "pen" with an "e" its always Pin. other than that its pretty subtle but as much as i put the effort into erasing my accent the way i let out certain vowels and stuff theres definitely still a tinge of something southern, though still a milder version of it

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    Quote Originally Posted by kellyanne conway View Post
    ull for oil gets me

    it's "oyl"
    holy shit this is what my dad does and i usually leave these things alone but i prod him endlessly to pronounce it correctly cuz good lord ULL

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    i can't even grasp how you'd pronounce it ull. that's like a Western Movie stereotype. It takes my brain an extra step to even think about it that way.

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    ^Apparently they say “erl” in Cajun country.

    I’m told I have a California accent, though I struggle to identify its features sometimes. I do say the word “fruit” funny, though, like midway between “fruit” and “freet”. And “but” is definitely more like “buh-it” in casual speech.

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    Is hella a California thing. Heard that all the time down there and just in a way that was like how was your day? Hella.

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    Everyone in my extended family does the "ull" thing but I've never noticed it that much until now. It's always the ones who have the thickest accents



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