Question: Is Yep Unprofessional?

Where does Yep come from?

Yep vs yup: Originally, the two spellings would have stemmed from regionalisms, “yep” in the East and Southern USA, “yup” in the West..

Is sure rude?

If asked a question that would warrant a “yes “ or “no” answer saying sure could be seen as being rude. Usually it means the person didn’t understand the question and instead of asking for clarity or for the question to be repeated they would say “sure”. … Sure… not rude, but annoying.

Is anyways rude?

Using the word anyway at the beginning of the sentence can appear to be impolite at times. How polite or impolite the word sounds might depend on the speaker’s voice. It also depends on the person you are speaking to.

Is Yup informal?

“Yes” is the “proper” word, always used in formal contexts. “Yeah” is informal, often used in conversation. “Yep” and “yup” are deliberately informal. They are sometimes used for emphasis.

Is it rude to say yep?

In an email people would think that ‘Yep’ is snide or rude. … “‘Yep’ is the same number of letters as ‘yes’ but ‘yes’ is formal and you use it when emailing your boss or colleague so they don’t think you’re too laidback,” he said.

How do you say yes in slang?

InformalYes.Ya.Yep.Yup.YAAAAAS.Totally.Totes.Sure.More items…•

What is yep yep?

A slang way of saying yes yes or yay yay.

What is the difference between yes and yep?

The difference is in their usage. ‘Yes’ is standard English and to be used when you are responding formally, in a mail or speaking to someone. ‘Yeah’ and ‘Yep’ are both informal and can be casually used when you are speaking or writing to friends, family etc.

Is Yep a slang word?

Yep is a popular slang word used to answer in the affirmative to a question.

What’s the meaning of Yep?

informal. : yes “Ready to go?” ”

Why do we say Yeah instead of yes?

“Yeah” is probably related to “yea.” I don’t know, but I suspect it didn’t actually evolve from yes. Yea (pronounced “yay”) has long been a formal term for assent, and the German ja (“yah”) is identical in meaning to “yes”.

Is it spelled yep or Yup?

Yep. And then we have “yup,” another casual way of saying yes. The American Heritage Dictionary says that “yup” is an alteration of “yep.” So one alteration of “yes” has its own alteration.

What does Yep mean from a girl?

YEP means “Yes”.

Is Yea rude?

If you’re talking to someone who doesn’t ever stop talking and doesn’t ever let you get a word in so all you’re able to contribute to the conversation is “yeah”, “mhm”, and the occasional, “wow, that’s crazy.” Then no, it isn’t rude.

Is it rude to say yeah Instead of yes?

There’s nothing rude about “yeah”. It’s the normal affirmative word in English and all native speakers use it, even those who complain about it. In “yeah right”, using “yeah” is mandatory. You can’t replace it with “yes” in this instance.

Is it unprofessional to say yeah?

Can it be used for a professional conversation? You’ll notice older generations will tell you it’s casual and unprofessional to say things like “yeah, gotcha, cool, sure,” etc. It doesn’t matter.