African American English.

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I've been wondering what the heck they be talking about when they say AAVE. Ironing...
It's funny how they mention this in linguistics courses now.
 

fig neutonn

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Ebonics is the common term. I hear plenty of African Americans speak Ebonics. I can't however say the majority speak in such manner.



I do however think it is nice that its commonly understood better unmogust the african american community.



Examples: He finna go to work, what I gon do now, Oh no she didn't, etc
 
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Southern American English is a group of dialects of the English language spoken throughout the Southern region of the United States, from Southern and Eastern Maryland, West Virginia and Kentucky to the Gulf Coast, and from the Atlantic coast to most of Texas and Oklahoma.

The Southern dialects make up the largest accent group in the United States.[4] Southern American English can be divided into several regional sub-dialects. African American Vernacular English (AAVE) has common points with Southern dialects due to the strong historical ties of African Americans to the region.

http://en.wikipedia.org/w...outhern_American_English
 
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NOBODY would say, "he be tired" though. Even the paragraph above about how kids speak differently amongst their peers than when talking to adults, while true, uses a terrible example. What book is this?
 
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Originally Posted by Fig Neutonn

Examples: He finna go to work, what I gon do now, Oh no she didn't, etc

I hope this is a joke.

I've never heard anyone use these terms seriously.
 

Pathos

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Originally Posted by Fig Neutonn

Ebonics is the common term. I hear plenty of African Americans speak Ebonics. I can't however say the majority speak in such manner.



I do however think it is nice that its commonly understood better unmogust the african american community.



Examples: He finna go to work, what I gon do now, Oh no she didn't, etc


and your trying to act like your vernacular is outstanding, huh?
 

fig neutonn

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StaXX wrote:[hr][/hr]
Originally Posted by Fig Neutonn

Examples: He finna go to work, what I gon do now, Oh no she didn't, etc

I hope this is a joke.

I've never heard anyone use these terms seriously.



I hear it every-time I enter my local safeway. ITs common in the area in which I live in.
 

Pathos

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Originally Posted by Fig Neutonn

StaXX wrote:[hr][/hr]
Originally Posted by Fig Neutonn

Examples: He finna go to work, what I gon do now, Oh no she didn't, etc

I hope this is a joke.

I've never heard anyone use these terms seriously.
I hear it every-time I enter my local safeway. ITs common in the area in which I live in.


 yeah ok
 

fig neutonn

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Originally Posted by I AM THAT DUDE

NOBODY would say, "he be tired" though. Even the paragraph above about how kids speak differently amongst their peers than when talking to adults, while true, uses a terrible example. What book is this?
I can properly display how that can and is used COMMONLY.



Sister: What be wrong with Uncle Sean?


Mom: Nothing, he be tired from work.
 
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Originally Posted by Patrick Bateman

Originally Posted by jumpmankb

This is true though.
Is it? Idiots speak like that.. African American English? 
 
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StaXX wrote:[hr][/hr]
Originally Posted by Fig Neutonn

Examples: He finna go to work, what I gon do now, Oh no she didn't, etc

I hope this is a joke.

I've never heard anyone use these terms seriously.

This can be life.
It's very common to hear this mess when I'm around family...still love them.
 
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Originally Posted by Supermanblue79

Originally Posted by Patrick Bateman

Originally Posted by jumpmankb

This is true though.
Is it? Idiots speak like that.. African American English? 
 
fixed.
I see your 'fix' and yes you are correct, my point was to show that ANYONE (despite color) who lives in an impoverished neighborhood (and I use the word "ghetto" in a more modern way) will be likely to speak in that manner. Your correction is accepted. 
 
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