By W. Jay Tyree
College Hill Church of Christ 

Spiritually Speaking

Talkin' Christmas


December 1, 2017

Merry Christmas, ya’ll!

I actually took the time to look up the correct spelling of the contraction for “you all,” though I’ve used the term most of my life. What I found at was worth a share. Figure this one out – I dare you!

Though "y'all" has gained acceptance through common usage, "ya'll" is the correct spelling. Language is born in the mouth and contractions are formed when the phonology of a word obviates a sound in a word that follows. ... The correct spelling of the contraction for "you all" is "y'all."

It amazes me that we have already made it to December...

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