Date: Fri, 20 Jan 1995 12:37:28 -0600 From: debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UIUC.EDU Subject: Re: 2 pl >I want to second whoever it was that noted that a waitress would not say >"you guys" in a posh restaurant. > >On Dennis' note about sexism: Some may find it sexist, but for years >I've heard groups of adolescent and college women call each other "you guys." >I think. Do I imagine that? > >Tim It's true. This may be age-graded to some extent. dennis -- Dennis Baron debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of English office: 217-333-2392 University of Illinois fax: 217-333-4321 608 South Wright Street home: 217-384-1683 Urbana, Illinois 61801