1. cydney

    cydney Banned

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    Is it 'thing' or 'thang'?

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by cydney, Nov 21, 2016.

    Seriously, I don't know. I'm from Texas.

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  2. deadrats

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    Go with thang. I like that one.
     
  3. SardonicWriter

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    I would go with Kevin G on that one.​
     
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    It is thing, there is no such thing as thang.
     
  5. Alex R. Encomienda

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    Well Rick says "stuff and thangs" so I guess it's not that much of a sin... Or is it?
     
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    It's certainly not a standard spelling for narrative, but there is a regional pronunciation that would seem to make an A of the I, and for about 10 min it was a thing to say thang even outside said region, but those 10 min are long past. ;)
     
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    'ain't nothin' like a G thang'

    You use whichever you want, Miss Thang, get on with your bad self.
     
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    If you wouldn't use "ain't" or "gonna" in a given writing situation, don't use "thang."
     
  9. malaupp

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    It would be "thing".

    Unless you're writing dialogue for someone from Texas, then feel free to "thang" it up.
     

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