I yo my friend BOIBLOG about 15 times on the way to the train station.
It is “yo,” the absence of reason, the sound of a simply occupying and desperate stimulus.
Congrats: YA got all the words that I wanted to teach YE And—yo!
I yo AIRGORDON and the rest of my yo friends when I wake up for no discernible reason, other than to assert my existence.
In the past several months, talk of a technology bubble has become more commonplace even as yo!
"yo' has plumb nerve to tackle a hold-up under them circumstances," he observed.
"yo' think I never had no orthodonture, whatever thet is," he said.
I rackon his life is as sweet to him as yours is to yo', Massah St. John.
"yo' am rich woman now, ma'am," he said in his thick, fruity voice.
I'm jes' mentionin' this to yo' to show yo' that thar's reason in my advisin' yo' to keep clar o' this district.
as a greeting, 1859, but the word is attested as a sailor's or huntsman's utterance since early 15c. Modern popularity dates from World War II (when, it is said, it was a common response at roll calls) and seems to have been most intense in Philadelphia.
A greeting or said to get someone's attention; hey: Yo, dudes and babes!
[1859+; even though yo and yoho are very old utterances, found by 1420, the recent revival of yo as a primarily black interjection has spawned comment; Ernest Paolino of Philadelphia, indignant because a New York writer had claimed the syllable for New York, recalls it from the 1930s as shortening of walyo; in the WWII Army it was the common form of here! used in responding to roll-calls]