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    • parkrunner
    • By parkrunner 3rd Aug 19, 6:41 PM
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    Phrases that annoy you
    • #1
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:41 PM
    Phrases that annoy you 3rd Aug 19 at 6:41 PM
    I'll start,

    "There are no words"
    It's nothing , not nothink.
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    • Morbier
    • By Morbier 3rd Aug 19, 6:48 PM
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    Morbier
    • #2
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:48 PM
    • #2
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:48 PM
    "At this moment in time" = now.
    "Going forward" = in future/in the future

    Really set my teeth on edge.

    And someone who begins every sentence with 'so'.
    Grrr!!
    I can't imagine a life without cheese. (Nigel Slater)
    • choille
    • By choille 3rd Aug 19, 6:50 PM
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    choille
    • #3
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:50 PM
    • #3
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:50 PM
    'It is what it is.'

    'Twenty four seven' Sounds so American to me.

    'Tasked...' with doing something.
    • MovingForwards
    • By MovingForwards 3rd Aug 19, 6:54 PM
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    MovingForwards
    • #4
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:54 PM
    • #4
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:54 PM
    Think outside the box
    • CARRYONFILM12
    • By CARRYONFILM12 3rd Aug 19, 6:57 PM
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    CARRYONFILM12
    • #5
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:57 PM
    • #5
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:57 PM
    'Get on your bike to find work'
    • chris_m
    • By chris_m 3rd Aug 19, 6:59 PM
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    chris_m
    • #6
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:59 PM
    • #6
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:59 PM
    And someone who begins every sentence with 'so'.
    Originally posted by Morbier
    Agreed, that one really grates on me too,

    Think outside the box
    Originally posted by MovingForwards
    Oh yes, one thing that I really like about having retired is that I'm no longer subjected to the latest management bullspeak
    • Alan Cross
    • By Alan Cross 3rd Aug 19, 6:59 PM
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    Alan Cross
    • #7
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:59 PM
    • #7
    • 3rd Aug 19, 6:59 PM
    I'll contribute:


    "alot" and


    "thankyou"
    • Alan Cross
    • By Alan Cross 3rd Aug 19, 7:00 PM
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    • #8
    • 3rd Aug 19, 7:00 PM
    • #8
    • 3rd Aug 19, 7:00 PM
    Not forgetting:


    "one of the only" (without a following number)


    and



    "either" (followed by a choice of more than two)
    • Honey Badger
    • By Honey Badger 3rd Aug 19, 7:02 PM
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    Honey Badger
    • #9
    • 3rd Aug 19, 7:02 PM
    • #9
    • 3rd Aug 19, 7:02 PM
    The use of the word ‘methinks’. It just sounds pompous.
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 3rd Aug 19, 7:10 PM
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    pollypenny
    I was like....
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • VfM4meplse
    • By VfM4meplse 3rd Aug 19, 7:18 PM
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    VfM4meplse
    Innit (shudders at the thought).
    Value-for-money-for-me-puhleeze!

    "No man is worth, crawling on the earth"- adapted from Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio

    Hope is not a strategy ...A child is for life, not just 18 years....Don't get me started on the NHS, because you won't win...I love chaz-ing!
    • Alan Cross
    • By Alan Cross 3rd Aug 19, 7:21 PM
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    "We all voted for" (you know what)
    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 3rd Aug 19, 7:31 PM
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    DigForVictory
    "at the top of the hour" - I nearly throw things at the radio, but I mostly hear it when driving & the flinging opportunities are limited.
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 3rd Aug 19, 7:31 PM
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    pollypenny
    Fell pregnant.
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • coffeehound
    • By coffeehound 3rd Aug 19, 7:32 PM
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    coffeehound
    "A people's vote"

    Yeah, like they didn't have the opportunity the first time around . . .
    • CARRYONFILM12
    • By CARRYONFILM12 3rd Aug 19, 7:34 PM
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    CARRYONFILM12
    Innit (shudders at the thought).
    Originally posted by VfM4meplse
    Got to be innit to win it.
    • Alan Cross
    • By Alan Cross 3rd Aug 19, 7:34 PM
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    Alan Cross
    "A people's vote"

    Yeah, like they didn't have the opportunity the first time around . . .
    Originally posted by coffeehound



    "Yeah, like"


    And some didn't.
    • CARRYONFILM12
    • By CARRYONFILM12 3rd Aug 19, 7:36 PM
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    CARRYONFILM12
    You're sacked.
    • coffeehound
    • By coffeehound 3rd Aug 19, 7:44 PM
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    coffeehound
    "Yeah, like"

    And some didn't.
    Originally posted by Alan Cross
    Oh you are cross, aren't you, Alan!
    • Trina90
    • By Trina90 3rd Aug 19, 7:53 PM
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    Trina90
    "To be fair"

    to be fair, I sometimes say it
    Mortgage started 2015: 150,000 2016: 130,000 2017: 116,000 2018: 105,000 2019: 88,000
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