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Phrases that I would like banned, please

Discussion in 'Personal' started by doomzebra, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. lardylady

    lardylady Star commenter

    'It's a big ask.'
    'End of.'
    Anyways (when did it stop being 'anyway'?)
    I also abhor the use of lol. It makes me heave.
  2. RJR_38

    RJR_38 New commenter

    health and safety

    ARRRRRGH!!!! This poxy phrase is stopping me doing any form of creative teaching at the moment.
  3. asking questions
    spin away
    peel away
    (football commentators' ****)
    Sepp Blatter
    2012 Olympics
    Lord Coe
    Lord Prescott
  4. 'Lessons will be learned' (after yet another *** up by Government, Social Services, Police etc etc etc)
  5. I like wonder why, like, people have like started like using this.

    I always remember

  6. family of schools
    to be perfectly honest
    a passion for
    is passionate about
    police overtime
    protecting the community

  7. Tell me about it.
    I know where you're coming from.
    We're all in this together
    We're all going to have to work harder.
    I feel your pain.
  8. I really dislike it when teachers say ".......is the posh word for......."
  9. Learning walk, which means we're observing you all!
  10. Oh yes, and to add further to it "I've always been passionate about....".
    I have actually banned my tutees from writing "I have always been passionate about music ..." in their UCAS Personal Statements. I just ask them how they were passionate about music when they were 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 1 year old. Grr.

    We will <u>populate</u> the spreadsheet with the information..
    Learners (hate it)
    "If I might respectfully stop you there.." (yeah, right!)
  11. hit the ground running
    The Honourable Member for...
    guided by the holy spirit
    got into difficulties (drowned)
    I and I
    Jacob Zuma
    Silvio Berlusconi
    Vladimir Putin
    Most/Very/Right Reverend
    invisible imam

  12. harsh-but-fair

    harsh-but-fair Star commenter

  13. Work smarter not harder [​IMG]

  14. Me too. I also hate the term 'robust'. Everything has to be 'robust' these days. Why?
  15. dynamic leadership
    The Office/Extras was funny
    maths is interesting
    on grarse at Wimbledon
    hallowed turf

  16. EcoLady

    EcoLady New commenter

    Any use of the word "myself" when it should be "me". "You need to return the form to myself."
    "Do you know what I mean?" added to the end of every statement. I have a colleague who says this and another who uses "I'm not being funny but...". I want to strangle them both. Do you know what I mean?
  17. "Let me make one thing clear" - it seems to be the buzzphrase of the coalition, and used as a slightly more subtle way of saying, "this is the soundbite coming up so make sure you get it".
  18. gender realignment
    David Laws
    Charles Spencer is getting married again
    human resources
    deprived area (of Britain)

  19. Either of these when uttered by a member of the SMT:
    "We need to catch up..."
    "When you've got a minute ...."
    Oh, just go away.
  20. Bought and brought being used in the wrong context "I was bought up in London" and "I brought it from Asda" arghhhhh!

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