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Old 03-11-2009, 03:19 PM
 
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:35 PM
 
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I never was aware that I use the word "guys" so much until I moved to Georgia. My co-workers laughed and reminded me that in the south its "y'all".
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Old 03-11-2009, 03:40 PM
 
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"you guys"
"minchia"
"f'in aye"
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Old 03-14-2009, 12:20 AM
 
Location: Upstate NY
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Lately I've been realizing that I say "guys" and "you guys" a lot (even when addressing a group of women). We actually got a notice at work (I work in retail) last week and it had a little side note that we're not supposed to address groups of older men and women as "guys" for some reason. >.>
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Old 04-04-2009, 10:39 PM
 
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know what i'm sayin?
that's what i'm talkin' about
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Old 04-05-2009, 12:34 AM
 
Location: NYC
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Default Right??

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Old 04-05-2009, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Concord, NC
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Lately I've been realizing that I say "guys" and "you guys" a lot (even when addressing a group of women). We actually got a notice at work (I work in retail) last week and it had a little side note that we're not supposed to address groups of older men and women as "guys" for some reason. >.>
I was thinking the same! My friends tease me about this all the time and call it my NYer trait. I have a habit of saying "you's guys".
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Old 04-05-2009, 08:46 AM
 
Location: Erie, Pa
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Luckily Florida isn't really the south. We say you guys as well.
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Old 04-07-2009, 09:18 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn,NY
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Yep on the "you guys" here too.

Saying, "...like an I don't know what..."
for ex., "my stomach's growlin' like an I don't know what I'm so hungry"

also saying "what am I..."
ex., "what am I a mind reada'?" .....
"what am I your mother?" (that's "what" not who- haha),etc.
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Old 04-07-2009, 10:12 PM
 
Location: Macao
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"yknow what I'm saying" is my favorite....I heard it a million times when living in NY, y'know what I'm saying?
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