why do black people say axe instead of ask yahoo answers?Advertisement
Best Answer: Interesting question. I always wondered that but never wanted to bring it up; don't wanna offend anyone but HEY, i want to learn! I think it's just an ebonics thing. If you watch the movie "airplane", the two black guys have their "slang language" in which black people ... - read more
Best Answer: It's called "metathesis" (look it up) and it's not just black people. Even 700 years ago, these verbs existed side-by-side "ascian" ("ask") and "acsian" ("aks"). Geoffrey Chaucer, "a good white person from England" used both. I'm sure you're familiar with how many (often ... - read more
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