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View Poll Results: What do you prefer?
Y'all 75 40.98%
You Guys 88 48.09%
Something else 20 10.93%
Voters: 183. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-09-2011, 05:11 PM
 
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What do you prefer? What sounds normal to you? What do you think should be the standard? I suppose your choice to these questions is what you use in your everyday language.

So what is it?
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Old 08-09-2011, 05:15 PM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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It's Yous Guys
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Old 08-09-2011, 05:28 PM
 
Location: Northfield, MN
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We really need a 2nd person plural in English... someone should start a petition.
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Old 08-09-2011, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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Yinz (if you are in Pittsburgh)

Other than that its Youzguys.
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Old 08-09-2011, 05:52 PM
 
Location: Alabama
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Y'all just sounds easier on the ears and is natural for me to say it. If I were hanging out with my girlfriends and someone referred to us as "Yous guys" it is just weird sounding.
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Old 08-09-2011, 06:45 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
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I say "you all" or "you guys" or "your guyses". The only time I myself have said "youzguys" or "y'all" (or rather, "all y'all") is in a joking manner.
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Old 08-09-2011, 07:23 PM
 
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It should be "you guys". No offense to anyone but "y'all" just sounds really dumb if you think about it.
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Old 08-09-2011, 07:25 PM
 
Location: NC
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The standard?? You guys. Y'all's cool, though.
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Old 08-09-2011, 07:55 PM
 
Location: Northwest Hills, CT
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I usually say "you guys" but my boyfriend, who's from Mississippi, makes fun of me. He's determined to get me to say "y'all". Since I'll be moving down there soon, he'll probably succeed eventually.
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Old 08-09-2011, 07:58 PM
 
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i say people.
so its like
Whats up people?
However i never ever say y'all but i do say you guys sometimes.
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