[Beowulf] A start in Parallel Programming?
fernandois at cox.net
Thu Mar 15 22:52:27 PDT 2007
In California if you're not using Valspeak (Hey Dudes and Dudets) we might start off with "my distinguished quest" or "ladies and gentleman". No accent of course.
Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Greg Lindahl wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 07:39:03PM -0400, Mark Hahn wrote:
>>>> When curmudgeonly addressing everyone, you want the super-plural,
>>>> "all y'all".
>>> I thought it was "all yunz" - curmudgeons don't alliterate ;)
>> Robert is in the South, "all youse guys" is a Northeast super-plural.
> Robert is even from the south -- born a mere 20 miles from where I sit.
> The fact that my parents are midwestern, we moved to upstate NY when I
> was 9 weeks old, and I lived in India and Northern Virginia (which
> doesn't really qualify for "the South" any more) before returning to my
> native home means that my base accent is nearly perfect middle american
> english, but hey, 34 years in Durham and I can speak southern right
> And Greg is quite right -- to be properly curmudgeonish I prob'ly should
> of used all y'all, y'all. Note how that one was sheepish, not
> So what would be the appropriate forms for addressing a large group in
> CA? My knowledge of canadenglish is limited to experiences in the
> immediate Detroit area (due south of Canada, as it were) and the movie
> Strange Brew, eh, beauty?
>> -- greg, raised by Yankees in South Carolina
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