Question: Where Did Yep Come From?

Is using Yep rude?

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..

Is Yep a slang word?

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

When did Yep become Yup?

Here’s the timeline: Yep, 1891 (first appeared as a quotation in Harper’s Magazine) Yeah, 1905 (first described in Dialect Notes) Yup, 1906 (first appeared as a quotation in Century Magazine)

What does Yep mean from a girl?

YEP means “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.

Why do we say yep?

If you close your mouth quickly while exerting yourself, and even exhaling a little, you make the “P” sound. So if your minimal vocabulary is “yeah” (or the antiquarian “yea”) and “no”—your pinched-off syllable ends up sounding like “yep” or “nope.” “Is this the last pallet of bricks?” “Yep.”

What is Yep means in English?

informal. : yes “Ready to go?” ”

Is Yep unprofessional?

Yep. Yes is not a formal word; you can use it in both formal and informal contexts. … Yep is used when it’s the only word in the answer; yeah is used in the other cases.

Is Yup a rude word?

No. It is just a variant of “yes”. In some regions, more people say “yup” than say “yes”. Those are not rude or impatient people.

What kind of word is yep?

adverb, noun Informal. yes.

Is it rude to say nope?

“Nope” is informal. You wouldn’t usually want to use it, for example, answering questions for a job interview, but it would be an appropriate answer to a friend’s question “Have you seen that movie yet?” In my opinion Nope is a dismissive and slightly rude version of no.

When did people say yeah?

1905The OED’s earliest citation for “yay” is from 1963, and its first example of “yeah” is from 1905 (Merriam-Webster’s has a slightly earlier date, 1902). But we’ve found what look like 19th-century usages of both words.