Re: i'm reforming one of my conlangs
|From:||Scotto Hlad <scott.hlad@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 10, 2008, 3:32|
I think that yinz was one of the first words I learned. I know that it still
issues forth from me lo so many years later. I miss my Pittsburghese accent.
I was born in Latrobe in Westmoreland County
From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu] On
Behalf Of Vincent Pistelli
Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2008 8:07 PM
Subject: Re: i'm reforming one of my conlangs
yes people really do say that I used to but then I got older but I still say
yinz and worsh(as opposed to wash)
On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 10:21 PM, Eric Christopherson
> On Dec 8, 2008, at 6:41 PM, Amanda Babcock Furrow wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 09, 2008 at 12:32:39AM +0000, Eugene Oh wrote:
>> Also, "yinz"?
>> Oooh, I can answer that! He's from "Picksburg".
> Do people from there really say it that way? Do they pronounce other /ts/s
> as /ks/?
>> (See "Pittsburghese"...)
>> On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 11:10 PM, Vincent Pistelli <email@example.com
>>>> I just want to get some feedback on those of you conlangers that useon
>>>>> those to show part of speech.
>> Any of those choices could work. It all depends on what feel you want
>> your language to have. We need more information to make a recommendation