This is a serious question, Why don't Americans say 'cheers'? Its sounds neat . I like it too, just It hasn't caught on here.
I didn't make it!
We dont say (mate) all the time eather. Not sure why but I bet wikipedia could tell us.
Because we're too busy saying "Peace," or in my case, "Word to yo motha."
If it's not ASAP, I don't care
19th October 2007
Do you mean cheers being used as a toast or the way it's used as a sign off in email correspondences? A lot of PR folk I deal with use cheers in their sign off and I feel silly saying cheers back. Usually my sign off is a simple thanks or something along those lines. I'm not totally sure why we don't use such neat little phrases, but I wish we did
I mean as a salutation or saying something like 'sweet' or 'nice'.
I use cheers all the time talking with people from around the world..
funny enough, an american I talked too on my previous job didnt know what it ment... or he didnt quite understand why I always said it when he helped me with something...
7th March 2003
They don't say 'cheers' because they don't speak English.
We dont say cheers because we want to be different..
For the same reason that the English don't say "Fo Shizzle My Nizzle".
I use all kinds of "foreign" words that nobody else understands, and they just look at me like "wth did he just say?", I love that look.
we dont say allot of things they say because we are on a different continent we have our slang, they have their slang same difference between regions of the US, like New Englanders and Southerners, allot of it just has to do with were most of the local population originated from
-so yo,peace out holmes