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Yer (was Definitely Not YAEPT; now is YAEPT)

From:Mike Ellis <nihilsum@...>
Date:Sunday, July 20, 2003, 4:58
Tristan McLeay <zsau@...> wrote:

>(On a related note, when chatting to other Australians/on Australian >forums etc., people sometimes write <yer>, which I presume to be standing >for 'yeah' because I've never heard /j2:/. The Macquarie Dictionary >lists <yair> as an alternative spelling for 'yeah', but I've never seen >it. Is <yer> seen elsewhere?)
I've used "yer" for "your" quite a few times. It sounds the same (do NOT start!) as unstressed "your" does *here* (repeat!). M


Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>