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Words you hate
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Are there specific words you hate hearing, or maybe the people who use such words...


Share one and why you hate it.

I'll start with one I hate.


Quaint.

People who use that word think they're better than everyone else. Like rich tourists who show up in your town and talk about how "quaint" it is. I feel like most wear fanny packs and mom jeans. You know what mom jeans are right?

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facetious

I have no logical reason why I hate this word but I do lol
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I hate the word 'Queer'

Even when its used in the definition for strange or odd. It just really goes through me and I'm not sure why.

I also really dislike when people start referring to the class system and refer to people as 'working class' in quite a derogatory way - as it really isn't anything to be ashamed of, as I think we've found especially in the Covid outbreak without these people we really wouldn't function.
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(04-17-2020, 07:19 AM)Meebs Wrote: facetious

I have no logical reason why I hate this word but I do lol

Is it the act or just the word. The act of being facetious could be a good reason...The word just make me think...Millennial. 

(04-17-2020, 11:53 AM)Mark Wrote: I hate the word 'Queer'

Even when its used in the definition for strange or odd. It just really goes through me and I'm not sure why.

I also really dislike when people start referring to the class system and refer to people as 'working class' in quite a derogatory way - as it really isn't anything to be ashamed of, as I think we've found especially in the Covid outbreak without these people we really wouldn't function.


I have to say I do take some issue with Queer. Queer before it's present usage meant weird. We're not weird. 



Another word I hate is not technically a word. I hate when people say IRREGARDLESS.
I pretty much just ignore anything being said after I heard that, especially if it is something political because I can feel it being pro Trump.


edit: I'm disappointed that Google Chrome's spell check didn't find that to be a misspelling -_-
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@InbetweenDreams As you mentioned the 'T' word 'Trump' - Another term that drives me up the wall even though I'm a brit... 'Fake news'.

God I'm sure we don't have to even see him say that a fraction of what any Americans do but it drives me up the wall.
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(04-18-2020, 02:30 PM)Mark Wrote: @InbetweenDreams As you mentioned the 'T' word 'Trump' - Another term that drives me up the wall even though I'm a brit... 'Fake news'.

God I'm sure we don't have to even see him say that a fraction of what any Americans do but it drives me up the wall.

Yeah that word has become a curse word, literally. I hate that you cannot watch the news over here without seeing him, hearing him, a headline about him. Add the quarantine stuff to the mix and I just want to...

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(04-18-2020, 02:30 PM)Mark Wrote: @InbetweenDreams As you mentioned the 'T' word 'Trump' - Another term that drives me up the wall even though I'm a brit... 'Fake news'.

God I'm sure we don't have to even see him say that a fraction of what any Americans do but it drives me up the wall.
From the moment he started to mention Fake News we should have called him Fake President.
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#8
bandwidth.

For some reason this word is now making the rounds at my job in conference calls and emails, always referencing people who are free to help with a project.

"Who on this call has the bandwidth to help on this special project?"

Really? Can't they just say "who's free?"
Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: 
''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!
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(05-02-2020, 03:45 AM)CellarDweller Wrote: bandwidth.

For some reason this word is now making the rounds at my job in conference calls and emails, always referencing people who are free to help with a project.

"Who on this call has the bandwidth to help on this special project?"

Really? Can't they just say "who's free?"
Ugh, don’t remind me of office-speak, please, proactive is another of those non-words.
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I hate it when people use the word "bro" disparagingly. I mean, I get that there are obnoxious guys out there who refer to each other as "bro" (two blond brothers on Youtube come to mind) but I don't think going after a family term of endearment is a way to go. Some of the nicest guys I ever met are the jock-bro-type that refer to other guys as bro. I don't call guys who aren't my brother bro, but whenever I hear it used disparagingly, all I picture is some out of touch elite at an expensive private university.
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