Spence

Joined: August 14, 2013

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Re: The use of “hey” in place of “hello”.  •  August 28, 2013, 2:28pm  •  0 vote

In the Sixties there was a particular album by Jim Neighbors of TV fame. He played a 'hilly-billy idiot' named Gomer Pyle in the Marine Corps in a TV series called, strangely enough, 'Gomer Pyle, USMC

Re: How did “trans-” become “x-”?  •  August 20, 2013, 6:25pm  •  0 vote

I'm new to this site and I've been having a blast reading all the old threads -- and while this debate is most likely well over now, I will fling one final thought. I was told that Xmas was used by

Re: LEGOs — Is the Plural form of LEGO incorrect?  •  August 20, 2013, 6:07pm  •  0 vote

This has been a fun thread... My comment is-- as an American, I think we will see the use of legos continue in the States. Whadda'hell -- we do whatever we want anyway. It is very common to hear a mot

Re: The use of “hey” in place of “hello”.  •  August 17, 2013, 11:03am  •  0 vote

True-- but I doubt if this is germane to the basic question of /hey/ as a greetings. The Canadians have been using a form of hey to end a statement for many years~"Welcome to the The Great White North

Re: The use of “hey” in place of “hello”.  •  August 14, 2013, 11:21pm  •  1 vote

I found this thread while looking for the origins of the term 'hey' -- I was studying Native American culture, mainly Navajo, and found that the term for greeting someone is (phonetically) ah'tee'hay.