Simply put, “y’all” is the best way in the English language to address more than one person, and we speak to a linguist who argues the same.
In our latest episode, we explore uniquely Texan sayings that make us happy as a clam in high tide.
In our latest podcast, we explore the sometimes messy but always rewarding collision of Spanish and English in the Lone Star State.
Is it Mammaw and Pappaw? Oma and Opa? Abuelo and abuela? Or something else entirely?
What do you call that little road next to the great big freeway?
In the inaugural episode of our new Talk Like a Texan podcast, we explore the proper pronunciation of our state nut.
Welcome to chunking territory.
A pronunciation investigation involving two Bowie men known for living large.
One of the last markers of the Houstonian dialect dates back to the Southern Pacific Railroad.
It's better than good—at least if you're talking about cotton quality.
Prepositionally, you can go over or out to Abilene—depending on where you're coming from.
An etymological investigation into the Southern phrase.
An increasing number of Texans seem to think it’s sophisticated to call a group of people “you guys.” It’s not.
A rant about the proper Southeast Texas name for the little armadillo-like critters in our backyards.