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    • parkrunner
    • By parkrunner 3rd Aug 19, 6:41 PM
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    parkrunner
    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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    • Izadora
    • By Izadora 9th Aug 19, 9:59 AM
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    Izadora
    Can I get a coffee please. Should be "can I have ..." (i.e. they have to get it for you).
    Originally posted by ThemeOne
    Shouldn't it actually be "may I have ..."?
    • arnoldy
    • By arnoldy 10th Aug 19, 11:21 AM
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    arnoldy
    'Like'.


    He was 'like' annoyed but i was 'like' whatever and then I was 'like' not interested... you get the drift
    • Claddagh_Noir
    • By Claddagh_Noir 10th Aug 19, 1:30 PM
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    Claddagh_Noir
    'Date night'
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 14th Aug 19, 7:15 AM
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    pollypenny
    '...not a fan of...'.

    This American phrase seems to be creeping in here for simple dislike of something quite mundane.
    Member #14 of SKI-ers club

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

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • duncanthedog
    • By duncanthedog 14th Aug 19, 8:42 AM
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    duncanthedog
    "Not currently recycled"
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th Aug 19, 3:47 PM
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    Sleazy
    "I'd swing for them"
    Weekly Distance Walked 30km / Total For Year 1046 km
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th Aug 19, 3:49 PM
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    Sleazy
    "I'll have your guts for garters"
    Weekly Distance Walked 30km / Total For Year 1046 km
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th Aug 19, 3:50 PM
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    Sleazy
    "You could knock me over with a feather"
    Weekly Distance Walked 30km / Total For Year 1046 km
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th Aug 19, 3:51 PM
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    Sleazy
    "Why don't you act your age, not your shoe size"
    Weekly Distance Walked 30km / Total For Year 1046 km
    • coffeehound
    • By coffeehound 14th Aug 19, 4:36 PM
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    coffeehound
    Early doors
    Check your privilage
    Take it to the next level
    • Gettingtherequickly
    • By Gettingtherequickly 14th Aug 19, 5:06 PM
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    Gettingtherequickly
    Just read this and can't believe that "at the end of the day" has not come up on the list
    A smile costs little but creates much
    • kimplus8
    • By kimplus8 14th Aug 19, 5:10 PM
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    kimplus8
    'It is what it is.'
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    Originally posted by choille
    this drives me crazy, I very strongly dislike this saying, its completely pointless.
    Mum to 8 troopersDave Ramsey and Martin Lewis are my Money Saving Heros.
    • kimplus8
    • By kimplus8 14th Aug 19, 5:11 PM
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    kimplus8
    'do ya know what I mean'
    hate hate hate it!!
    Mum to 8 troopersDave Ramsey and Martin Lewis are my Money Saving Heros.
    • coffeehound
    • By coffeehound 23rd Aug 19, 11:01 AM
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    coffeehound
    "Suck it up" seems to be growing in popularity, including here. God knows where it came from, but no interpretation sounds pleasant.
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 23rd Aug 19, 11:21 AM
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    Nick_C
    "One of the only" instead of "one of the few".
    • k6chris
    • By k6chris 23rd Aug 19, 11:49 AM
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    k6chris
    Literally. It literally makes my head explode.
    "For every complicated problem, there is always a simple, wrong answer"
    • Morbier
    • By Morbier 23rd Aug 19, 1:03 PM
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    Morbier
    Drawing pronounced as 'draw ring'.

    'In point of fact' - what does this mean? What's wrong with 'in fact' ?
    I can't imagine a life without cheese. (Nigel Slater)
    • duncanthedog
    • By duncanthedog 23rd Aug 19, 1:11 PM
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    duncanthedog
    'New improved recipe'
    • Cornucopia
    • By Cornucopia 23rd Aug 19, 2:38 PM
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    Cornucopia
    'It is what it is.'
    Originally posted by choille
    I quite like that. I do use it sparingly because it is potentially annoying.


    ... this drives me crazy, I very strongly dislike this saying, its completely pointless.
    Originally posted by kimplus8
    It's a short and snappy way of dealing with exaggerated or unrealistic expectations.
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    • pickledonionspaceraider
    • By pickledonionspaceraider 23rd Aug 19, 3:37 PM
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    pickledonionspaceraider
    When people always have to point out that they have a 'rescue' cat....Yes you have rescued a cat and that is a wonderful way to get a pet, but does the pet always, every single time, need to be referred as a rescue cat?
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