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Old 01-05-2008, 06:07 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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When I started reading this word came to mind but I see
you beat me to it.
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Old 01-05-2008, 06:53 AM
 
Location: Canton, Texas
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Default "ish"

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Originally Posted by Avengerfire View Post
As a suffix that is now applied to just about every word.
Don't think that one has made it to this part of Texas yet, but it will. Sometimes takes a little longer to get here. Some of the women here are still into the Jennifer Aniston back and forth part in their hair here . They haven't even made it to the chunky and exaggerated zebra highlights for their hair. That one's coming though; I saw a magazine in the beauty shop last week that had the newest hair styles in it. Guess we are just behind the times.

I have heard of the term "noonish" though!
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Old 01-05-2008, 01:59 PM
 
Location: Goodness Knows...
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it means true, or that you agree
Once when my son was bombarded with homework I said ''oh, NO and you still have that 500 page English paper to write", he said "word''-and I thought he meant true/right, but he meant word. A five-hundred word English paper!
oh okay.
I was actually beginning to think it was an adolescent-specific annoying tactic of "getting the last word" literally in an argument.
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Old 01-05-2008, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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I hate when people say "peace."
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Old 01-05-2008, 04:56 PM
 
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Most Annoying........................ baby daddy
I think that one is annoying too!!!
I also don't like when people type like this:
h3y gUySz!

It's really annoying! Why must some people type with numbers instead of letters?!?
I really hate when they add the "Z" instead of "S" at the end of every word.
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Old 01-05-2008, 05:23 PM
 
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The most annoying phrase I hear all the time is "Don't go there"...or "Oh, you don't want to go there".

Runner up would be "How good is that?" or "How tasty is that?"
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Old 01-05-2008, 05:50 PM
 
Location: Menver, CO
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I mean no offense to anyone, but I am totally sick and tired of the use of "ish."

Since Carolinabredchicagoan asked me to clarify,yes suffixes and prefixes are included.

A phrase is also acceptable.

Example of a new stupid phrase-"Man up."
Great thread. I starting something similar in a different thread about a week ago. Not-so-common internet abbreviations really bother me. For one that doesn't spend 24 hours a day on a message board, it can be difficult figuring out what certain "words" mean. IMO, it's laziness that causes people to abbreviate things. My biggest pet peeve is "DH". As I mentioned before, this could mean 5 or 6 different things. Very annoying.
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Old 01-05-2008, 07:10 PM
 
Location: Woods of Missouri with many Critters
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I agree, ditto. It took me awhile to even use 'DH' a couple of times and now I don't. I'd much rather 'say' my husband or my hubby. I am not very good with internet slang and abbreviations at all. 'LOL' still confuses me at times. Does it mean lots of laughs, lots of love, laughing out loud? I know, laughing out loud, but in the beginning it did have me confused.
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Old 01-05-2008, 07:20 PM
 
Location: Goodness Knows...
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The most annoying phrase I hear all the time is "Don't go there"...or "Oh, you don't want to go there".

Runner up would be "How good is that?" or "How tasty is that?"
I still like "what's up with that "
cliff clavin I think used that one.

peace is okay



it's PEACE OUT that I can't stand !
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Old 01-05-2008, 08:11 PM
 
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I still like "what's up with that "
cliff clavin I think used that one.

peace is okay



it's PEACE OUT that I can't stand !
Who said that? Was it Captain Kirk or Ike Turner
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