Which is correct:
"good morning all" or "good morning y'all"?

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good morning all

This phrase is correct and commonly used as a general greeting.

This phrase is a polite and formal way to greet a group of people in the morning.

Examples:

  • Good morning all! I hope you have a great day ahead.
  • Good morning all, welcome to the meeting.

Alternatives:

  • Good morning everyone
  • Good morning, team
  • Good morning, folks
  • Good morning, colleagues
  • Good morning, friends

good morning y'all

This phrase is correct and commonly used in informal settings, especially in Southern American English.

'Good morning y'all' is a casual and regional way to greet a group of people, particularly in Southern American English.

Examples:

  • Good morning y'all! How's everyone doing today?
  • Good morning y'all, let's get this day started.

Alternatives:

  • Good morning everyone
  • Good morning, folks
  • Good morning, friends
  • Good morning, guys
  • Good morning, team
Both phrases are correct, but they are used in different contexts. 'Good morning all' is a more formal and general greeting, while 'Good morning y'all' is informal and regional, commonly used in Southern American English.

Last updated: March 21, 2024

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