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Hated trendy words

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by ShowerGel, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. minnie me

    minnie me Star commenter

    The ' going forward 'thing - as used by the TES bods in defence of the recruitment ad
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  2. ShowerGel

    ShowerGel Lead commenter

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  3. minnie me

    minnie me Star commenter

    Everything is ' amazing ' . I counted @ 35 ' amazings' during one episode of 'The Voice ' . Expect to hear ALOT in the next couple of (Olympic) weeks. Aaaargh
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  4. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter


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  5. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    I hate, hate, hate 'alot'. And 'que' and 'defiantly.' I know they're not trendy words, but they seem to have recently appeared in all sorts of contexts.
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  6. JL48

    JL48 Star commenter

    This was my own personal hated expression.
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  7. ShowerGel

    ShowerGel Lead commenter


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  8. minnie me

    minnie me Star commenter

    Better and better and better .....
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  9. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    Just seen 'aswell'

  10. ShowerGel

    ShowerGel Lead commenter

  11. onmyknees

    onmyknees Established commenter

    I hate the incorrect use of the imperfect past tense of "sit"
    ie: I was sat watching the television last night." It's SITTING!!!
    You wouldn't say " I was drove on the M25 last night." Aghhhhh!!!!
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  12. SleighBelle

    SleighBelle Occasional commenter

    People who start sentences (often in response to a question) with a protracted 'Sooooooo...'
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  13. SleighBelle

    SleighBelle Occasional commenter

    Oh, and like foxtail, poor spelling gets to me. Your instead of you're, their instead of they're. 'We was'!!!
  14. ShowerGel

    ShowerGel Lead commenter

    'We was' Grrrrrrrr

    On the train today the ticket bloke said
    'Could you remove you feet from the seat 'for me''

    Finally, I want to scream when people say 'guys'

    It's 'man' or 'bloke'
  15. lardylady

    lardylady Star commenter

    This is quite a recent phenomenon. Why do they do it? Why??
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  16. ShowerGel

    ShowerGel Lead commenter

    Just been to Tesco and someone said 'these ones'

    Yahhhhhhhhhh. Why, oh why........
  17. CalypsoDalma

    CalypsoDalma New commenter

    I have to admit, I'm guilty of using some of these expressions... :oops:

    'Bae' (as in romantic partner/spouse etc.) What the Friar Tuck?!
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  18. roadwalker8

    roadwalker8 Occasional commenter

    When I hear teachers say 'come on guys'.....cringe...
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  19. ShowerGel

    ShowerGel Lead commenter

    When I hear ANYONE say 'come on guys'
    Heard it in the children's playground the other day - a mother speaking to a couple of small kids!

    Say this in America if you must, otherwise LEAVE IT AT THE AIRPORT (if you insist on flying somewhere)


  20. BW12345

    BW12345 Star commenter

    pacific instead of specific
    nucular instead of nuclear
    cerviacal instead of cervical
    relative instead of relevant
    courteousness instead of courtesy (etc etc)
    it's instead of its
    aks instead of ask
    taks instead of task
    other random apostophes
    imply instead of infer
    quantum leap - attempting to imply large, when it's the smallest possible
    (he/she) goes
    there you go
    for sure, instead of certainly
    can I get, instead of may I have
    free instead of three
    v or f or ff instead of th
    missin letter g in speech
    mispronouncing l and ll, as in, kick the the baw over the waw
    redundant of, as in get off of the bus

    and the glottal stop.

    Va'oow do fa naw. Das wo' I'm tawkin abaht.

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