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    Default yeah yea yes

    could you tell me the usage and style of yeah .yea. yes?

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    Default Re: yeah yea yes

    Yeah- more colloquial, predominantly spoken, or written styles like Messenger that are close to spoken.
    Yes- standard form acceptable in all registers
    Yea- old form

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