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i'm part of the librarian mafia. also, my desk is clean.
Being referred to in a group as "you guys" is so, so irritating to me.
It's possible I have a bad attitude today. - Marie from iPhone
I'm trying to break myself of that habit - maʀtha
one of my faculty told me off in a email for addressing her and male colleagues as "you guys" - Sir Shuping is just sir
all y'all - Greg GuitarBuster
Nah, just "y'all." Reserve "all y'all" for situations in which a group is in trouble: "All y'all better X if you know what's good for you!" ;) - Rachel Walden
I know where you're coming from. Related problem: the word gals seems awkward to me. Similar to dudes in a non-surfing context. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
From my experience, the use of "all y'all" requires a mid-air finger snap. - Marie
I've been making a conscious effort to switch to "folks" for exactly this reason. - Catherine Pellegrino
I've developed a negative reaction to 'folks', probably because of its overuse in political speeches "folks are having a hard time, they're hurting" (of course the speaker isn't REALLY connected to 'folks') - Greg GuitarBuster
Maybe it's because I grew up with a lot of brothers, but I have no problem with "you guys". I don't see it as gendered. "Ladies", on the other hand, raises my hackles as a way to refer to a group of females. - Spidra Webster
I usually refer to a group as "y'all" out of habit. A weird habit to have for a native Californian, really. :) And Spidra, I detest when someone rolls up and refers to a group of women as "ladies". It always feels so disingenuine and almost patronizing. - Hookuh Tinypants
I got your second-person plural pronoun right here, Ladies. - Holly's favorite Anna
I've seen enough instances of people saying "you guys" to all-female groups that I believe it really is gender-neutral for a subset of native speakers - but also try to avoid it myself because of the subset for whom it really really isn't. I think formally I say "you all" if disambiguation is required ("y'all" isn't a word here; "youse" is but isn't natural in my own mouth), and on social media I say "folks" or "tweeps" or use the Māori "hoa mā" (friends) depending on audience. - Deborah Fitchett
Sometimes, I will say "Hi everyone," or "Hi all," when sending an email to a buncha people. - Doge Joe
What is wrong with you guys? - Doge Joe
Hi all, or You all. - Betsy
People - maʀtha
Peeps. - Doge Joe
I am actually quite irritated when someone at work sends an email to everyone in the support dept, and opens it with something like "Hey guys and gal" or "Hey guys (and April)", since I am the only female in the group. I don't like being singled out like that. For me, I'd much prefer "Hey guys" without the additional add-on just for me. I also consider "guys" to be gender neutral, in... more... - April Russo
"Damn dog, inaprops."
What did the damn dog do? - Hamed
@venice311 agrees that it was just fireworks. - Marie
That good? - Uli
As long as it wasn't gun fire. - Kirsten
now that my hair is getting longer i'm having a problem holding it out of my face. where does one go to get cute hair things these days (clips, bands). i'm currently rocking a binder clip to keep it back. :(
I've had decent luck at Target - the stock tends to come and go, so it isn't always the same selection. - Jennifer Dittrich
Justice or Claire's? That's where my kids get most of their cute hair things. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
All of the above, plus Ulta. - Corinne L
Grocery store? - Christina Pikas from iPhone
4 presentations at 3 different conferences in the span of 1 month = 2 much.
4312. This means something, doesn't it. - Doge Joe
"Go drink until it feels like you did the right thing." -- GoT
Trombone Shorty is bringing the house down at Coachella right now. You can catch it on the YouTube live stream.
I've heard that on the weekend people sometimes like to sit down and relax. Giving it a try.
I finally figured out how to use the pasta cutting tool! Spaghetti for everyone!
I finally figured out how to use the pasta cutting tool! Spaghetti for everyone!
Homemade pasta is amazing! - Heather, 30k Camper
Today's kitchen experiment: stuffed bell peps in the crockpot. P.122 of Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook.
HOA secretarial duties are complete, and now for a nap before this afternoon’s volunteer work.
Treat yo' self.
I want some toast now. - Rodfather from Android
My work here is done. - Marie
i sure do love toast. - Marie from Bookmarklet
toast is pretty great. - holly #ravingfangirl
Toast goes in the toaster. - Akiva
if i hadn't just had a sandwich... - holly #ravingfangirl
Toast comes out of the toaster. - Marie
Google Scholar Retrieves Twice as Many Relevant Citations as PubMed and Provides Greater Full-Text Access for Quick, Clinical Nephrology Searches | | Evidence Based Library and Information Practice -
Have you medlibs had a chance yet to look at this piece? - Marie from Bookmarklet
hmmm, not yete but I want to read it - Hedgehog
I want to know what y'all think! - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
Interesting, I have not. - maʀtha
M.A., PH.D., M.S., CDP, CCP, CSP, CQA, CDE (this is straight up copied from someone's cv, listed after the name) O_O were looking at warmaiden's cv weren't you? or future cv? - Sir Shuping is just sir
OMG, LOL, YOLO. - Doge Joe
you know who have a lot? nursing professors - Christina Pikas
Yup, nursing was my first thought. My mom's isn't quite that bad now, but when she was up on all her certifications? Yikes. - Kirsten
B.S. is missing fro the list. - Uli
QED - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
OPP - Jenny H. from Android
Scrapin' data from teh web, sippin' whiskey. #research
Single malt? - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
ooh, tonight it's four roses bourbon (single barrel). - Marie
Elephant Revival. Why didn't you all tell me sooner?
Made wontons from scratch for soup tonight, nbd.
Freezing a bunch = fantastic way to have wonton soup for months. I made a huge batch before each kid was born and it was soooo useful. - Jaclyn aka spamgirl
^^^ - Marie
*searches for favorite won ton spoon* - MoTO Moca Blend
"I have read with interest one of your published articles." Zip it, pal. *delete*
OH: "If we sound a bit vague it's because we're making it up as we go along."
"Didn't I tell ya you were gonna wish I'da killed ya?"
These sneakers are tied to my feet so I guess that means I'm going to go work out. Let's do this, body. #tired #sotired
of course she only means me... *turns to see massing hordes* ... BACK HEATHENS! - MoTO Moca Blend
*blows tiny kisses* - Marie
"hoards"? (corrected above) ... *cries* ... oh the shame... - MoTO Moca Blend
That moment you find a journal article that fits perfectly with the manuscript you're writing:
That moment you find a journal article that fits perfectly with the manuscript you're writing:
Kentucky blue it. (Get it?)
U conning me? - Todd Hoff
"It's gonna be crazy in Storrs tonight!"
My office phone isn't working. Glorious day! #emailme
UPDATE: They're going to have to order me a new one, which may take days. *squee* - Marie
I don't even have an office phone anymore. It's so glorious. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE from WinForFeed
We're in temporary digs while they fix the building. NO ONE HAS PHONES. - Jaclyn aka spamgirl
Every time the phone/intercom rings in our classroom, all 3 of us say, "We don't want to talk to you." Then, whomever is closest to it has to answer. Sucks to be them. - Lisa L. Seifert
Sea Parks Fire Department T-shirts from -
Sea Parks Fire Department T-shirts from
I want it so much! - Heather, 30k Camper
yeah, it's a good one. if my t-shirt drawer at home wasn't already bursting i would get this. - Marie
A woman just carried an entire pizza onto the plane. O_O
did she share? - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
Follow her! Follow her! - Hamed
Delivery in under 30 minutes. Guaranteed. - Micah
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