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    Hi! Which terms of endearment can be used to talk to guys? Can i use "babe" or is it only used to talk to girls? Thanks!


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    Re: terms of endearment - babe

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    Hi! Which terms of endearment can be used to talk to guys? Can i use "babe" or is it only used to talk to girls? Thanks!
    'babe' is used in at least two ways to describe girls/women; individually, as a personal term of endearment,

    "Sure babe, you can watch some TV now."

    or as a description of a group of "hot" ladies.

    "Whoa, what a bunch of babes!"

    I've heard 'babe' used often for men, as a personal term of endearment by their partner or good friend but generally, I'd that that it isn't used for men.

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    Re: terms of endearment - babe

    "Babe" when used between two men is often very Hollywood fake-ish, and sounds fairly pretentious and insincere.

    For men, words like "dude," "buddy," "bud" or "pal" work well as terms of endearment.

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