Is there a single word you hate the most currently?

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13 Feb 2014, 4:24 am

MrOddBall wrote:
So basically you hate the word 'basically' because like the word 'fantastic' it sounds pretentious for people trying to make their point sound more interesting ? :P


CORRECT! MrOddBall :lol:


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14 Feb 2014, 12:08 am

Linguists find that fascinating.

English has always had prefixes, and suffixes ( stuff stuck on either the beginning, or on the end of words to add meaning).

But English isnt supposed to have "infixes". Exotic languages like Swahili, or Eskimo, have syllables stuck into the middle of words to modify meaning, but not English.

Until NOW.

Now we have "Farf**king out!", and "Fanf**kingtastic!".

So this might be a trend toward English starting to have infixes.



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14 Feb 2014, 4:48 pm

WP XD



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14 Feb 2014, 5:09 pm

When I was a kid, I was actually scared of the word vest for some reason.


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14 Feb 2014, 5:37 pm

I also hate the word, selfie. Another word that I hate is normal. Normal according to what? Normal according to the NT world. No, thank you. There's a reason I'm living part of the 60s Mod lifestyle. It's because I like to be myself and celebrate my uniqueness. Bring on the greasers, Rockers, Mods, swingers, hippies, flower children dandies, rainbows, divas and Punk Rockers! Let's have a unique celebration of unique people! 8)


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14 Feb 2014, 5:47 pm

For some reason the expression "per se" makes my skin crawl.

(Because the two are always used together I'm pretending it counts as a single word. :) )



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14 Feb 2014, 5:57 pm

OS fan boy - Because we'll always have these stupid arguments online as long as people can't come to the realization that there's no such thing as a superior OS :( I use Linux and don't think it's superior because it's my choice of OS and even Linux has it's flaws and frustrating moments...



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15 Feb 2014, 1:30 am

Uprising wrote:
It's a tie between "app" and "gadget" atm.
I thought about app,
I really hate that one, bromance has to be up there some where too, If you want a bad reaction out of me all you have is to use that one. I have always tried to avoid the word "but", it just sounds gross, weird and out of place most of the time and really bad if you think in pictures, definitely over used, however is usually a good substitute.



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15 Feb 2014, 2:35 am

YOLO or You Only Live Once, an excuse for stupidity and for doing extremely dangerous things ... Oh well Darwinism time :P



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15 Feb 2014, 4:20 pm

Pinhead

My sister uses this word whenever I say or do something wrong. I'm sure she means no harm when she uses this word, but there are other words that mean the same as "pinhead."


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16 Feb 2014, 5:43 pm

naturalplastic wrote:
Linguists find that fascinating.

English has always had prefixes, and suffixes ( stuff stuck on either the beginning, or on the end of words to add meaning).

But English isnt supposed to have "infixes". Exotic languages like Swahili, or Eskimo, have syllables stuck into the middle of words to modify meaning, but not English.

Until NOW.

Now we have "Farf**king out!", and "Fanf**kingtastic!".

So this might be a trend toward English starting to have infixes.


We haven't always had infixes in English? Unfrickenbelievable.




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16 Feb 2014, 10:53 pm

Senile. My acquaintance 1 year my juniour had the nerve to presume that one of my best friends has that problem.


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20 Feb 2014, 4:11 pm

"Bestest", because it doesn't sound like it is really a word at all, and it doesn't make sense to me. If people think something is the best, then they should say it is the "best" because to me, it sounds more proper.


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20 Feb 2014, 4:18 pm

Swag. It sounds bad and the meaning is downright stupid.


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20 Feb 2014, 4:47 pm

Homeowner People seem to get their tongues in a twist when the say this.

They say something like "I'm not the ownhomer"


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