Words we hate

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ghrit, Aug 28, 2015.


  1. ditch witch

    ditch witch I do stupid crap, so you don't have to

    It doesn't bother me when it's a skater using it, but when marketing companies apply it to everything from cheesy romance novels to a new flavor of Doritos, it's time to retire the word. Much like "racism" it no longer has any meaning.
     
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2015
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  2. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    I hate that too. Every time I disagree with a black. Suddenly I must be a racist. (No, I dislike you because you're an @$$hole, not because you're black)
     
  3. mysterymet

    mysterymet Monkey+++

    EXCELLENT. Dude I just loved that movie.
     
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  4. NotSoSneaky

    NotSoSneaky former supporter

    "Dude" <--- There's another one. NO!![hearno][tongue]
     
  5. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Shades of the surfer boy craze in wayback times.
     
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  6. DarkLight

    DarkLight Live Long and Prosper - On Hiatus Site Supporter

    Legit - "I am so legit tired/hungry/bored/sweaty/awesome."

    Puulease!
     
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  7. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Lockdown. Yeesh. Only makes sense in the context of a cell block. Lockdown a day care center?
     
  8. chimo

    chimo the few, the proud, the jarhead monkey crowd

    "reasonable"
     
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  9. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Retired Curmudgeonly IT Monkey Founding Member

    "Common Sense Gun Laws"........ an oxymoron to beat them all.
     
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  10. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    Can't bring myself to hate words. Words=communication & I like to communicate. I have no problem strongly disliking a message that words might convey. No problem with strongly disliking the messenger, as well. I'm only a picky human after all! On the flip side, I also understand that anybody else is free to reciprocate in kind.
     
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  11. Capt. Tyree

    Capt. Tyree Hawkeye

    Two talking point phrases that used to be favorites mostly used by politicians and pundits on the political left is: "at the end of the day" and "the fact of the matter is (or remains).....". I first noticed these two phrases years ago when Teddy Kennedy used them repeatedly as a summarizing phrases for several of his viewpoints. They still comes up every once in a while (Dem Party Chair Debbie Wasserman Shultz lately), but appear to have been put on the back burner by them due to over-use.

    Another phrase most often used in attempt to churn up public sympathy for some new federal law or regulation is: "if it just saves one CHILD" and its cousin "it's for the CHILDREN". Again, it seems that the big govt-leaning politicians and pundits spew these out on a regular basis much more than those on the conservative side.
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2015
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  12. GOG

    GOG Free American Monkey Site Supporter

    "Comprehensive"

    All political solutions must now be "comprehensive". They only succeed in creating division, expense and a need for more "comprehensive" solutions.
     
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  13. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Booh
     
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