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People who use oftentimes as a word. What is the 'times' doing there other than increasing your letter count?

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Breaching the rules a bit but ‘I could care less’. FUCK RIGHT OFF WITH THAT.

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2 minutes ago, Lard Bazaar said:

Breaching the rules a bit but ‘I could care less’. FUCK RIGHT OFF WITH THAT.

That's an irritating one since it means the exact opposite of what the speaker is trying to convey.

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Just now, deadsox said:

That's an irritating one since it means the exact opposite of what the speaker is trying to convey.

Also, saying ‘I couldn’t give a flying fuck’ is much more pleasing on the ear :D

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1 minute ago, Lard Bazaar said:

Also, saying ‘I couldn’t give a flying fuck’ is much more pleasing on the ear :D

Isn't there a "Mile High Club" that deals with that?

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17 minutes ago, Lard Bazaar said:

Also, saying ‘I couldn’t give a flying fuck’ is much more pleasing on the ear :D

I've always been rather fond of "Does this face look like it gives a fuck?"  (We used to have a secret sign for that.)

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21 hours ago, Lard Bazaar said:

Have you met Sarah? She’s my fuckbuddy.

Have you met Sarah? she’s a paid escort.

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On 16/3/2018 at 23:37, Boudicca said:

I had to google that. Seriously, what is wrong with people?

 

I fly 10-12  times a year and have never heard it.

 

Easyjet, defenders of plain English! 

 

B.A probably do it though, I've seen the sort of people who come along when their own cushy flights have been cancelled.

 

Apart from all the DL gentlemen travelers, who I am sure aren't loud, braying, LOOK AT ME, I'm SOOOO important, types of course :unsure:

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Why is Philip Larkin riding a bicycle backwards while being watched over by a man with a false beard? This needs some Mansplaining...which,

coincidentally,is a 'word' I detest to buggery. I mean,what's it with feminists these days?? Daddy issues,clearly

 

'post-coital' is another one that gets my hackles up. Just writing it down makes me feel all sleepy

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It's a very strange google image search result for a back pedal. I was afraid I might have offended people.

 

The person in the background reminds me of the Life of Brian stoning scene.

 

"Are there any women here?"

 

 

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That well known chavy saying

 

‘At the end of the day’.

 

 

What fucking day??? Today? Tomorrow? A Thursday in November 2078?

 

Just state the facts and be done. 

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10 hours ago, TheFunkyPhantom said:

 

 

'post-coital' is another one that gets my hackles up. Just writing it down makes me feel all sleepy

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It would be nice to hear someone say ‘post-coital’ once in a while.  

 

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I have a list as long as your arm for this.  The overuse of the word "awesome" has already been mentioned but is probably my number one (like when the checkout girl says awesome when you give her the correct change). 

I intensely dislike the pronunciations of kil-om-et-er, instead of the correct kil-o-mete-r, and the English pronunciation of vitamin. 

 

Something which has crept into the younger generations is that when they are playing someone at sport, they might say that Australia is "versing" South Africa at cricket on Thursday.  That is just plainly horrible.

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Basically, I basically hate people who basically base their inarticulate utterances around the word basically. Basic twats.

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Of course, a lot of the younger generation can't get through a phrase let alone a sentence without saying "like".  Add to that the addition of "and stuff" at the end of a sentence.

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29 minutes ago, deadsox said:

Of course, a lot of the younger generation can't get through a phrase let alone a sentence without saying "like".

"Like", as in "She was like 'what are you doing' and I was like 'none of your business'."

= "I am only attempting to convey the gist of the conversation, so please do not assume this is a verbatim account."

 

I must admit I find this usage pleasing for its economy.

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Many people use "goes" for "said".  A typical conversation might be:

 

So she goes "shut up", so then I goes "no, YOU shut up" so then she goes.......

 

 

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52 minutes ago, deadsox said:

Many people use "goes" for "said".  A typical conversation might be:

 

So she goes "shut up", so then I goes "no, YOU shut up" so then she goes.......

 

 

 

And they often "turn round" every time they speak  "go".

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10 hours ago, philheybrookbay said:

That well known chavy saying

 

‘At the end of the day’.

 

 

What fucking day??? Today? Tomorrow? A Thursday in November 2078?

 

Just state the facts and be done. 

I was once at a conference and one of the speakers said At the End of the Day over 50 times in a 20 minute talk.

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However, "at the end of the day" is used to tremendous effect in the musical Les Miserables....

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"Youngster".  I've always hated that word.  It comes over as a bit patronising and I don't like the way it sounds.

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Sick.

 

It means vomit, Lucozade and a day in bed.

 

Not by clicking your fingers on Brixton high street going ‘ that’s well good’. 

 

 

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41 minutes ago, Toast said:

"Youngster".  I've always hated that word.  It comes over as a bit patronising and I don't like the way it sounds.

Our old caretaker at work used to call me youngster, which compared to him I was, but at 47 years old, I didn't quite fit the usual criterion.

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5 hours ago, Toast said:

 

And they often "turn round" every time they speak  "go".

 

As a resident of Essex, wherever I go is resonant with the sound of "And 'e turned rahnd 'n' sed..."

 

They then end their proclamation with a word I only recently learned the definition of: 'Jernahmeen'. It apparently means 'do you know what I mean?'

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When people say “I don’t think so” when they mean no. Really gets on my nerves.

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