Anonymous asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 decade ago

When did 'hi' become 'hey' or was it always like that?

6 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Yeah good question...I was watching the series "LOST" and got surprised by the fact that people always say HEY instead of HI,

    you never say hi?really?Or is it more informal?

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    hi/hey choose this as best answer

  • 1 decade ago

    hi is more polite then hey

  • 1 decade ago

    um..people still say hi, hello, what's up but if they wanna use hey thats cool too i say that as well.

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  • 1 decade ago

    i think it was internet messengers were developed like yahoo and msn

    also when did hello become hi?

  • 1 decade ago

    it's just the way people individual greet each other & depend on which country u are from.

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