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Old 12-12-2012, 08:23 PM   #17
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Is "you all" acceptable in formal writing?
I think that in formal writing, there is almost always going to be a better way to say it. What that better way is will vary, depending on context. I say that as a northwesterner who has no accent to speak of and who has only use y'all a handful of times. Nobody says it here, except southern transplants.
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