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Is this an Americanism? Needs formatting anyway (or wayany). SemperBlotto 08:22, 22 February 2006 (UTC)

Not any AmE dialect I’m familiar with. Apparently it’s a contraction of "every what" (like "every which" in "every which way but loose", often pronounced "ever which"). I guess it’s plausible in speech. —Stephen 12:02, 22 February 2006 (UTC)
My visits to the Southern US make me say that yes, this seems to be a kind of Southern Shibboleth. Likewise wax paper. --Connel MacKenzie T C 16:43, 24 February 2006 (UTC)
I have marked it as substandard and removed the rfv Andrew massyn 21:02, 12 August 2006 (UTC)