People Really Do Speak Like That

I did not believe that people really used words like dude except in movies when parodying surfers. Yet, in Southern California I have heard it used on a daily basis with no attempt at irony. Moreover, people from the southern states do say y’all on a fairly frequent basis. I am not someone to believe stereotypes, but sometimes they are hard to avoid.

Published in: on 13 March, 2007 at 7:11  Comments (1)  

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  1. I use dude all the time, and man. Probably way more than I should. At least I don’t go all, like, Valley Girl and use “like”, like, every other, like, word.

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