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Words and phrases that are soooo...meh! Like meh

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by cephalopod, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. cephalopod

    cephalopod New Member

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    There are some words and phrases that have been making my spine convulse involuntarily recently..the worst offender is the word

    Random

    As in entitling your not so random folder of BEBO pics of you and your mates mugging down the pub as random

    As in referring to a person who wears bobbly hats and wack t-shirts as random..referring to single individuals as random is the most luidicrous misuse of a word I have ever encountered, worsened by the fact that the word does have the associative power through its now common misusage for me to divine the underlying meaning signified by such an application...ie. it invokes an image of the sort of total spanner that refers to themselves as 'mad' case in point big brother contestants..who really abuse the word random.

    As in the worst phrase of all..random, prefaced by..That's soooooo

    So, ignoring its mathematical and scientific importance, if I could consign one word to Room 101 it would have to be random...
     
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  2. MDR

    MDR Did you get my email?

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    I'd assign the word doben't.
     
  3. cephalopod

    cephalopod New Member

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    any others folks?
     
  4. Pat Pockets

    Pat Pockets Well-Known Member

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    What do you expect using Bebo? Its where all the dopes act like morons.
     
  5. classic seanc

    classic seanc Well-Known Member

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  6. Squiggle

    Squiggle Born-again non-smoker Supporter

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    "meh", it's not even a real word!


    ;)
     
  7. cephalopod

    cephalopod New Member

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  8. c0De_n1NjA

    c0De_n1NjA New Member

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  9. cephalopod

    cephalopod New Member

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    I seen a photo folder on facebook today entitled randomnosity, which was juxtaposed with one called randomness. Each contained pictures of people down the pub..
     
  10. cephalopod

    cephalopod New Member

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    It is isn't it, could be used to solve so many arguments!!
     
  11. classic seanc

    classic seanc Well-Known Member

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    2 sugars please Code Ninja.
     
  12. c0De_n1NjA

    c0De_n1NjA New Member

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    Way to speak there, Einstein.
     
  13. cephalopod

    cephalopod New Member

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    I seen a thing about einstein alright said hed bad grammar also.
     
  14. Shaney?

    Shaney? Well-Known Member Supporter

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    fragrance / fragrances

    the most irritating words ever
     
  15. cephalopod

    cephalopod New Member

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    Ha ha ha, Yeah, whether it be in an advertisement for a perfume, febreeze, washing powder or airfreshener, those words are always delivered in such a way as to hurt ears.
     
  16. ratmonkey

    ratmonkey New Member

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    As in, the use of fragrances as a verb? That kind of spurious verbisation aggravates me no end.

    See also: access. One has access; one does not "access".
     
  17. moose

    moose Born to raise hell. Staff Member Supporter

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    When they mentioned fragrances on the ryanairplane I thought of you.
     
  18. Shaney?

    Shaney? Well-Known Member Supporter

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    ryanair have ruined those words for everybody
     
  19. classic seanc

    classic seanc Well-Known Member

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    "bespoke"
     
  20. Lefty Frizzell

    Lefty Frizzell Well-Known Member

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    These pet peeve threads never get old.
     
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