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Does this work for only mixed audiences or can we ever have a female speaker addressing a group of females as "you guys"? How about a male speaker addressing a mixed group as "you guys"? OK?

I refer to a group of females as "you guys" sometimes. And I wouldn't be offended if a man did so. I consider guys, when used in that phrase, to be gender neutral. OTOH, if someone said "that guy over there" it's definitely referring to a male. Even "those guys" would mean "males" to me.

Hmmm... Interesting.

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