Posts Tagged ‘south’

A Recommendation for Y’all. And Some Receipts.

For the New York Times Magazine, I wrote a letter of recommendation for “y’all,” a word I shied away from in my youth as a transplant from Dallas to Miami and have since circled back to not once, but twice. Here’s an excerpt: Growing up in Miami, I dreaded being told that I sounded like a hick. In my teens, . . .

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