LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "y'all (you all)"

This is one of many errors that LanguageTool can detect. Visit the LanguageTool homepage to use it online or download it for free.

Description: y'all (you all)
Message: The phrase '\1\2\3' is informal.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Y'all don't know what I'm talking about.
    Correction suggestion: You all, All of you
  • I'd like to correct the error I made in my last message to y'all.
    Correction suggestion: you all, all of you
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: Y_ALL [2]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-27 20:33:03 +0000)