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Unread 09-14-2012, 06:39 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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It is what it is.
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Unread 09-15-2012, 09:25 AM
 
Location: Upper Midwest
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Originally Posted by Fred314X View Post
Ever hear someone say, "Wrong-O" when they disagree with something you've said? I find that doesn't often go over very well.
LOL! Yet another one I've never heard and I'd laugh if I did.
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Unread 09-15-2012, 09:29 AM
 
Location: Upper Midwest
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When Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon call their twins 'Dem Babies.... it annoys me for some reason.
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Unread 09-17-2012, 11:18 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Originally Posted by Ming Ming View Post
It is what it is.
And its kissing cousin, "Everything is everything."
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Unread 09-19-2012, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Crustacea
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treacly
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Unread 09-22-2012, 08:49 AM
 
Location: Greenbelt, MD
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"I know, right?"

Where did THAT come from? I have been hearing it a lot in the last couple of years and I cringe whenever I hear it.

About 2 weeks ago when I was in line at a drugstore two employees were having a conversation and they said that to each other 3 times each!
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Unread 09-24-2012, 02:53 AM
 
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"You best believe"

"You best to stay away"

I hate the way best is used that way. It doesn't even make sense.

They should destroy this word "Nitpick"
Stupid word.
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Unread 09-24-2012, 03:35 AM
 
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I am tired of seeing the word "your" used in place of the contraction, "you're", not only by individuals, but also in print, where it should have been caught by editors and proofreaders.
Example: "I hope your going to the concert." There are many examples, sadly, every day.

Also, many people are using the word, "there" in place of "their". The former shows position, place; the latter, shows ownership.

Not to mention a virtual plethora of creative spellings, none of which are correct, sometimes so obscure, it's like cracking a code...
The most common mistake I see is people typing "rediculous" for "ridiculous".
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Unread 09-24-2012, 12:30 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Whatever (bad enough by itself, but infinitely worse with that Valley Girl sort of stress on 'ever.')
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Unread 09-24-2012, 07:35 PM
 
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Whatever

My Bad

You Guys (when addressing men and women)

When I thank a server in a restaurant and they say "No Problem".

It's all good.
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