For example, "back in the day" (what does this mean?), "huck", "dude" - all irritate me. Don't know why and don't care, but why not share yours?
"excuse me" that really p1sses me off.
NO, I won't excuse you ....... ****
At the end of the day, to be honest with you, basically, it's 6 of one and half a dozen of the other'
"huck", "dude" - all irritate me. Don't know why and don't care,
Huck and dude are words dude, not phrases. Probably not a massive mystery as to why you dislike them.If the word "Huck" was banned tomorrow people would still huck their bikes - they'd just call it a different word, and you'd still be bitter at your innability to do it, dude.
Wonder how long it'll be till some one says "All Mountain".
Dude/huck etc make me smile
uber, on the other hand, makes me mad
there's no logic
("excuse me" makes me randy)
Probably not a massive mystery as to why you dislike them
you'd still be bitter at your innability to do it, dude
Do you know me then?
The thing is......
Do you know me then?
It would seem I know your type.
most annoying on here is "pulls up a chair"
oh, no, I'm wrong, it's anything to do with "kicking back doors in", but that may now be bannable...
"To die for" WTF is that all about
Any sentence that has the word "like" inserted at inappropriate points
Any sentence ending with "innit"
Better than sex....... if that's the case then you're doing something seriously wrong!
what are you? a cowboy?
Using the word 'awesome' to describe a pair of handlebars or shorts etc.
Its a catch 22 situation (what the hell does that mean?), Your grandad would be turning in his grave (really? hows that then?)They dont build them like they used to (i know because the old ones were shit!!)
Paul - catch 22 is fine. If you don't know what it means go google for it
'At the end of the day'
The use of the word 'fresh' to refer to anything other than fruit or air
'I 'sourced' this, that or the other'
Those are just my top four...
'For sure' as used by just about everyone somehow connected to Formula One.
I think this was started by Schumacher, who could have been forgiven as English isn't his first language. However, it seems that all those whose first language is English are saying it now. Drives me nuts
Can I get
Up for grabs
The proof is in the pudding
This is not an exhaustive list
"At this moment in time", "can I get" and "touch base" are probably my top three
"to be fair"
and any swearing, just shows a lack of imagination and communication skills
'significant other' is about the only thing that boils my piss
oh and 'FACT' and 'FAIL' and Ghetto as a prefix, all used by uncool 30 somethings trying to be.
Ending sentences with 'no?'
You know, yeah? Like, 'coz I is, like, **** like, ****' you know, stuff.
I am sorry, that vacancy is no longer available
from our manager at a project meeting yesterday;
"we've got all the quality rocket fuel we need, now it just needs pointing in the right direction"
Is that a reference to Korea? Aa metaphore you hadn't thought through? A sly hint we should all be looking for jobs elswhere at AWE?
"after a robust 360 degree appraisal we are going ahead with blah blah de blah"............eh?
Its a catch 22 situation
Catch 22 is an amazing book by Joseph Heller. "There was only one catch, and that was catch 22". As an example, in the war, you didn't have to fly bombing missions if you were crazy, but Catch 22 said anyone applying to be stood down from bombing because it was driving them crazy obviously had to be sane
I particularly hate management crap.
Recent ones used in my organisation are:
Blue sky thinking - (eh?)
work stream - (instead of project or study)
Thought shower - (a minor brain storm?)
360 degree feedback - (bollocking with the opportunity to give your side of the story)
Feedback sandwich - (bollocking taking this form - praise/bollocking/praise)
WTF is a "Thought Shower"???
Is it as good as it sounds or am I just being twisted???
& yeah "pulls up a chair" gets my vote. As does rad, sick, killer etc etc. I maybe just getting old but speak fekking English, grrr, rant, rant...
At the end of the day like, you know, er, absolutely random doods who think a word is a phrase, innit ? Buttery smooth FACT for sure.
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