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Posted: 5/1/2015 10:24:49 PM EDT
Megyn Kelly interviewed a Baltimore Police officer today. Voice and identity disguised. Certain inflections made me think it was a woman, certain consonants seemed soft, but could be wrong.

Anyway, he/she repeatedly said, "you know" and "whatnot". "Whatnot" isn't a Common Maryland expression, is it? I thought it was either southern or Midwestern. Correct me if I'm wrong. If so, or from any region other than Maryland, how hard will it be for the prosecutor to figure out who it is? She already put out threats/warnings to any Baltimore cops who leak info.
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:26:16 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/1/2015 11:07:02 PM EDT by Nick710]
Hear it a lot here in Northern Austria, although it's pronounced "WhatNotski"

Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:42:34 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Nick710:
Here it a lot here in Northern Austria, although it's pronounced "WhatNotski"

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I didn't know you had any words with less than 20 letters
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:44:48 PM EDT
Whatnot is from CA, or at least my dad used it.
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:48:41 PM EDT
Whatnot is a great old-timey expression. Embrace it.
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:50:28 PM EDT
I use it
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:53:58 PM EDT
I say it. My speech is mostly midwestern. Indiana and Illinois.
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:54:59 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/1/2015 10:55:28 PM EDT by timthemedic]
Midwestern, IMO.

I saw it. My wife says I sound like my grandpa. Which is awesome.

ETA: I should start saying "at any rate" more too.
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:55:25 PM EDT
Man my dad said it all of the time. Now I do.

Born and raised in Seattle.
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:56:34 PM EDT
People from southern states and whatnot.
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 10:59:02 PM EDT
Oye, que pasa Meng?
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 11:01:58 PM EDT
I use the phrase 'and whatnot' fairly often. I am from south east PA
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 11:04:01 PM EDT
Don't you know...
Link Posted: 5/1/2015 11:07:34 PM EDT
I've been known to say it. I'm from Southern California. I may have got it from reading books or seeing old movies. Or maybe from relatives. It sounds "normal" to me.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 12:17:06 AM EDT
My boss says it often, he's from California.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 12:28:23 AM EDT
And what-not. Know-what-I'm-Sayin?
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 12:29:21 AM EDT
From the responses it seems widespread... And whatnot.

It's not common, but I've used it and I've heard people use it in Michigan.
Link Posted: 5/2/2015 12:35:51 AM EDT
Born and raised in southern IL and I say it. I suppose most people I'm around do too. Never really gave it much thought.

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Link Posted: 5/2/2015 12:49:44 AM EDT
I grew up in Kentucky and say it.
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