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Old 10-27-2014, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX and wherever planes fly
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Let me just say this thread is great! Who knew there were so many names for acknowledging people and varies greatly by geography!

Has anyone said-

Chief
Ace
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Old 10-27-2014, 03:01 PM
 
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Let me just say this thread is great! Who knew there were so many names for acknowledging people and varies greatly by geography!

Has anyone said-

Chief
Ace
Yeah.

If you're 50 and up.
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Old 10-27-2014, 03:04 PM
 
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I think the Washington area the only other area that used or uses "Jo" and "Mo"as extensively. I used to say it in kindergarten/ elementary school in the 90's. I thought it was a DC thing to tell you the truth.

Everything starts with "Aye" in front of it;

"Aye cuz"
"Aye cuzzo"
"Aye Jo/Mo"
"Aye Slim"
"Aye young"

or
"Whats the bizness"
"What it do"
"What they talkinbout"
Well we don't use any of those other terms except "cuz" which is the closest. We use "fam", "baby", and "what up cuz" a lot.
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Old 10-27-2014, 03:06 PM
 
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Honestly all of these **** me the hell off when I hear them used. I like to respect people.
You seem quite easy to anger if you take offense to someone calling you boss or man.

Sorry boss.
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Old 10-27-2014, 03:42 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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My older cousins use to call me a "sugar dumpling"
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Old 10-27-2014, 04:03 PM
 
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Do people in NYC still say Star?
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Old 10-27-2014, 06:22 PM
 
Location: Cedar Rapids
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You seem quite easy to anger if you take offense to someone calling you boss or man.

Sorry boss.
I was only kidding.

Last edited by burrrrr; 10-27-2014 at 06:23 PM.. Reason: I decided to make this nicer.
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Old 10-27-2014, 07:49 PM
 
Location: Phoenix Arizona
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I tend to say retard pretty often. Like, "What's goin on retards?", or "Hey, retard, hows it goin?". And stuff.
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Old 10-28-2014, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Great Lakes region
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in Upper Michigan, it used to be common to say "youse" if you're talking to more than one person. Otherwise, it's guys if more than one person, and the rest depends on the age of the person you're speaking to. I use 'dude' if I'm talking to an adult under 30, 'sweetie' if it's a kid, or 'sir/ma'am' if it's an older person.
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Old 10-28-2014, 10:20 AM
 
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in Upper Michigan, it used to be common to say "youse" if you're talking to more than one person. Otherwise, it's guys if more than one person, and the rest depends on the age of the person you're speaking to. I use 'dude' if I'm talking to an adult under 30, 'sweetie' if it's a kid, or 'sir/ma'am' if it's an older person.
Hehe, youse seems so NY, I can't picture any Michigander saying it.
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