Date: Thu, 19 Jan 1995 06:46:17 EST From: BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CATS.OHIOU.EDU Subject: Re: 2 pl From: NAME: David Bergdahl FUNC: English TEL: (614) 593-2783 To: MX%"ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]"[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MRGATE[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAX I certainly concur with Edgar Schneider's observation that "you guys" is ubiquitous in the north; "youse" is heavily stigmatized but "you guys" brings no opprobrium with it--the stealth 2 pl. pronoun as it were. DAVID David Bergdahl Ohio University/Athens OH BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CaTS.OHIOU.EDU