yous

1) Direct horizontal transmission from Gaelic into the dialect of English spoken in northwest England.
The plural of you. Peculiar to Liverpool, England and some Gaelic speaking communities in Ireland.

Yous better be putting those fireworks in next door's letterbox and not mine.

2) plural of you widely used in Philadelphia

Hey. Any of yous guys wanna go out tonight?


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