Nearly everyone will say 'Who is you' is incorrect but some says it is (grammatically) correct. So is this correct or not?
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AnonymousNearly everyone will say 'Who is you' is incorrect but some says it is (grammatically) correct. So is this correct or not?

I use that too Emotion: smile Since i started to see my friends (Brits and Aussies) use it Emotion: smile They (we) also use : How is you? instead of How are you? Emotion: smile I think it's grammatically correct but unsuitable for writing purposes Emotion: smile
If "Who is you?" is correct then "You is Mr. Bush." should also be correct. I am not a native english speaker, but I have never seen/heard someone saying "Who is you?".

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It's not correct but it's a slang expression which seems to be used a lot by the black (African) population in London. I recommend avoiding it unless you are black African.
Hmmm looks like I won't use IS again Emotion: smile BUT many of my friends in London and Australia mostly keep using IS! Emotion: smile That's so weird Emotion: smile I promise not to use 'is' again as im not African Emotion: smile
Who precisely are these London and Australian friends? Are they native speakers? How old are they? How educated are they?
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Who precisely are these London and Australian friends?

I think they are the same copycats who use "cool", "suck", "m o t h e r******", etc.( ghetto lingo invented by drug addicts, Black Americans, etc...)....Hollywood influence......you know....
Mister MicawberWho precisely are these London and Australian friends? Are they native speakers? How old are they? How educated are they?

Yea native! Emotion: wink And they are all teenagers like me Emotion: wink
Well then, feel free to use 'who is you' with them, but I would advise against incorporating such English into school essays or job interviews.
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