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RE: Will I be Arrested if I End a Sentence with a Preposition?


From: LeAnn Escoffre (lescoffre_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Jul 25 2003 - 12:49:49 PDT

I do miss Georgia, and yes we do slay the language. One word I use here that
my kids crack up on is Ya'll..
  -----Original Message-----
  From: Jayna Huffines []
  Sent: Friday, July 25, 2003 8:44 AM
  To: ArtsEdNet Talk
  Subject: Re: Will I be Arrested if I End a Sentence with a Preposition?

  I'm right there with you, Deborah! My husband cringes and says "Say that
again?" when I let myself slip up. When I visit my family and friends
outside of the metropolis of Raleigh, it gets pretty bad!


  Deborah Bridges <> wrote:
    I was just trying to catch up and found your mail. I'm new with this
    group and have a hugh sense of humor--I am not easily offended and guess
    I think everyone's like me. I like "getting into extreme dialogue" even
    over something like "at"! If you could hear me rant and rave in real
    life about all kinds of trivia. My husband just ignores me! He refuses
    to argue--unless it's politics!
    I know one thing, we in the rural GA absolutely slay the English
    language. I, thankfully, write much better than I usually talk--even
    when I know the correct grammar. It just comes out Southern. I have
    some funny e-mails somewhere if anyone ever wants to read some of our
    special colloquialisms. I'll even translate! Debby ;-)

    cen_aca_dp wrote:

>I feel the need to respond to this, since I started this whole
>I was NOT referring to this forum, but to every day conversations with



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