Hey Gals! (And Guys!)

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Do people use the word gal where you are? Seriously?

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Hey Gals! (And Guys!)

Postby starlooker » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:40 pm

Do people use the word "gal" or "gals" where you live? Unironically? I'd forgotten about that word's existence before I moved back up to North Dakota. It's much more common than anywhere else I've lived. I'm curious, are there other regions where it's in reasonably common use?
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Re: Hey Gals! (And Guys!)

Postby Rei » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:40 pm

I don't think I've ever lived somewhere that it was a term used. I'm also not sure I wouldn't be entertained to hear it used, just because it would be quite novel.
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Postby neo-dragon » Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:34 pm

Nope.
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Postby elfprince13 » Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:35 pm

I've definitely heard it, but it's not common.
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Postby Luet » Tue Apr 15, 2014 4:50 pm

I think I've only heard it used ironically.
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Postby Mich » Tue Apr 15, 2014 11:15 pm

It's definitely something my relatives say--but half of them are North Dakotans! However I can definitely imagine some people I work with saying it.
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Re: Hey Gals! (And Guys!)

Postby buckshot » Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:54 am

Ok I'm getting picked on right?

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Re: Hey Gals! (And Guys!)

Postby starlooker » Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:34 am

Hahaha! No, Buckshot, I'm sorry, I wasn't even thinking of you! I'd just had three people within an hour say "gal" or "gals" and it got me to thinking and that's where the poll came from!

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Re: Hey Gals! (And Guys!)

Postby steph » Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:02 pm

People don't really use it around here. It'll come up every so often, but definitely not regularly.
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Re: Hey Gals! (And Guys!)

Postby buckshot » Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:45 am

Was kidding Starlooker, I can't help that I come up a bit rustic :kisses:

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Re: Hey Gals! (And Guys!)

Postby BlackSummerDreams » Sun Mar 22, 2015 4:30 am

Gals isn't really such a 'thing' in Ireland people use it when they feel like it just like saying 'chicks' or 'girls'


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