It’s everyone (including me) constantly referring to any group of humans as guys! guys! guys!
A woman who happens to tech
Ash Huang

(I’m in a room with 3 male coworkers)

Boss: “Hey, can I come in here and sit with you cool guys?”

Me: “I’m not cool.”

Coworker: “Well, you’re also not a guy.”

Boss: “What’s a more inclusive word than guys?”

Me: “Folks.”

Boss: “I don’t like folks, it’s too folksy.”

(A few moments later)

Another coworker: “Y’all!”

I’m fine with “y’all”, but I had never minded “guys” until the moment it was made to exclude me.

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