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What Words Do You HATE?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by athletics, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. NorCal

    NorCal Senior member

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    Kop, in the SW&D sense.
     
  2. NorCal

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    Not a word, but I hate how people refer to any scandal with the suffix "-gate".

    +1
     
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    Ending a sentence with the phrase '...is to die for' - pisses me off no end

    As does:

    The word, paradigm.

    Also, like Label King, I hate 'Hubby'
     
  4. FtRoyalty

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    British-spelled words or slang used by non-British people.
     
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    British-spelled words or slang used by non-British people.
    We dual nationals -- well tri-nationals -- sometimes can't help ourselves. It's part of our local -- depending upon our perspective of the day -- colour.
     
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    "Yummy" - in any context but food (and even then it's awful). +100 if said by a gent.
     
  7. FtRoyalty

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    We dual nationals -- well tri-nationals -- sometimes can't help ourselves. It's part of our local -- depending upon our perspective of the day -- colour.

    I have no problem with the dual and tri nationals. However, I have a problem with born and raised American citizens using those terms to come off as more cultured and intelligent than they actually are.
     
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    I have no problem with the dual and tri nationals. However, I have a problem with born and raised American citizens using those terms to come off as more cultured and intelligent than they actually are.

    Well, how else would they makes themselves appear more cultured and intelligent than they actually are ?
     
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    +1
    + another 1
     
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    Bro and other made up bro words. "Well the bible says..." yea...right. What bugs me more is when people use certain words too much. For example I have a friend that uses "awesome" for everything. You say your day is going well she says awesome. You say you ate at [whatever] it's awesome. Ask her about something she did recently and it's awesome. Come on... [​IMG] Pay attention to your friends next time and see if they have certain words they use too often. Once you realize what they are it's hilarious to predict when they will use them.
     
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    I don't know about you guys but I absolutely HATE GUAP, I hear people say this, and I cringe. It's slang for money.
     
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    I have no problem with the dual and tri nationals. However, I have a problem with born and raised American citizens using those terms to come off as more cultured and intelligent than they actually are.
    Surely you know at least one American (by birth ... and often a climber) who speaks with a British accent? These people never cease to amuse me.
     
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    Lately I am hating on "snowpocalypse."

    It was funny last year when we had that ridiculous series of storms roll thru the east coast and got unprecedented amounts of snow that shut things down.

    But the term is sooooo last winter and this latest storm didn't hold a candle to what we got last year.
     
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    'hook-up'

    'crucial'....frat boy speak..."Dude, that Red Bull I downed at 2am was CRUCIAL"
     
  15. *#..

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    I hate the phrase "that sucks". To me, it just epitomizes unconcern for the other person.
    I also don't like any hip-hop slang like ima, finna, bruh, swag, etc. Complete disgrace to the English language. Hella is hella up there as far as words I don't like, and I'm from Northern California. The same goes for NorCal and SoCal, can't stand them, especially when they're stickers on people's cars.
     
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    I also don't like any hip-hop slang like ima, finna, bruh, swag, etc. Complete disgrace to the English language.

    +100000.

    The only thing worse than hip-hop slang is people looking at you strange when you DON'T use it!
     
  17. mkarim

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    Bro.
    Pay attention to your friends next time and see if they have certain words they use too often. Once you realize what they are it's hilarious to predict when they will use them.


    +10000000000000000000000
     
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    +100000.

    The only thing worse than hip-hop slang is people looking at you strange when you DON'T use it!

    Ah man, I'm glad someone here agrees with me. I know how that is. I've always been called "whitewashed" for never being into that slang and the whole baggy jeans fashion. I grew up in a place where most of the other kids talked like that, and I was one of the few that didn't speak "ebonics".
     
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    Ah man, I'm glad someone here agrees with me. I know how that is. I've always been called "whitewashed" for never being into that slang and the whole baggy jeans fashion. I grew up in a place where most of the other kids talked like that, and I was one of the few that didn't speak "ebonics".

    In fact, I have been told I look too well put-together, clean-shaven etc and have been told by a colleague to show up to work unshaven and looking scruffy once in a while. I work in a professional IT environment... [​IMG]
     
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    Ah man, I'm glad someone here agrees with me. I know how that is. I've always been called "whitewashed" for never being into that slang and the whole baggy jeans fashion. I grew up in a place where most of the other kids talked like that, and I was one of the few that didn't speak "ebonics".
    Gotta love how they get offended when you ask them to repeat something because you genuinely didn't understand. Goes for redneck speak as well as ebonics.
     

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