Philip Newton (pne) wrote,
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Things beginning with Y (poll)

Some people use "yea" where I would expect "yay", or vice versa... So since I like polls, I was wondering what you use.

For "some other way", please leave a comment on this post".

Poll #247112 Things beginning with Y

How do you pronounce "yea"?

Rhymes with "weigh"
46(70.8%)
Rhymes with "we"
6(9.2%)
Some other way
13(20.0%)

How do you pronounce "yeah"?

How do you spell the old-fashioned/"Biblical"/legal word for "yes"?

Yay
5(7.6%)
Yea
38(57.6%)
Yeah
4(6.1%)
Some other spelling
3(4.5%)
I don't use this word
16(24.2%)

How do you spell the sound you make when something good happened?

Yay
59(89.4%)
Yea
2(3.0%)
Yeah
3(4.5%)
Some other spelling
0(0.0%)
I don't use this word
2(3.0%)

How do you spell the modern, informal word for "yes"?

Yay
0(0.0%)
Yea
0(0.0%)
Yeah
62(93.9%)
Some other spelling
4(6.1%)
I don't use this word
0(0.0%)

How do you spell the word meaning "so" or "this" ("It was about ... big" = "It was about this big")

Yay
16(24.6%)
Yea
21(32.3%)
Yeah
1(1.5%)
Some other spelling
3(4.6%)
I don't use this word
24(36.9%)
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