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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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    • Alan Cross
    • By Alan Cross 3rd Aug 19, 8:09 PM
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    Alan Cross
    "incredible" - meaning just a shade above average
    • venison
    • By venison 3rd Aug 19, 9:08 PM
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    venison
    Its not a phrase that annoys me but more when everybody inc. BBC announcers say terday or ter morrow, its today and tomorrow.
    "You have to wait for all the good things in life, and then they don't last long"
    • oldernonethewiser
    • By oldernonethewiser 3rd Aug 19, 9:11 PM
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    oldernonethewiser
    Fell pregnant.
    Originally posted by pollypenny



    I have never understood that, although I have heard it many times.


    It sounds as if sometime tripped over a loose paving stone and, oops, look I am having a baby.
    • JIL
    • By JIL 3rd Aug 19, 9:23 PM
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    JIL
    A bite to eat.
    • Money maker
    • By Money maker 3rd Aug 19, 9:26 PM
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    Money maker
    On the sick.


    Used a lot on MSE but sounds so chav.
    Please do not quote spam as this enables it to 'live on' once the spam post is removed.

    If you quote me, don't forget the capital 'M'

    Declutterers of the world - unite!
    • CARRYONFILM12
    • By CARRYONFILM12 3rd Aug 19, 9:26 PM
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    CARRYONFILM12
    I have never understood that, although I have heard it many times.


    It sounds as if sometime tripped over a loose paving stone and, oops, look I am having a baby.
    Originally posted by oldernonethewiser
    Could have. Fell on the stop c-o-c-k
    • CARRYONFILM12
    • By CARRYONFILM12 3rd Aug 19, 9:29 PM
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    CARRYONFILM12
    On the sick.


    Used a lot on MSE but sounds so chav.
    Originally posted by Money maker
    Chav sounds worse than being on the sick.
    • oldernonethewiser
    • By oldernonethewiser 3rd Aug 19, 9:34 PM
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    oldernonethewiser
    "I have got a parking fine"
    • Mnd
    • By Mnd 3rd Aug 19, 9:40 PM
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    Please, pretty please. With the emphasis on PRETTY. Worst boss I ever had kept saying this. Drove me nuts
    • Cornucopia
    • By Cornucopia 3rd Aug 19, 9:52 PM
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    Cornucopia
    "Phrases that annoy you".




    This thread seems like a candidate for The Arms...
    I'm a Board Guide on the Phones & TV, Techie Stuff, In My Home,
    The Money Savers Arms and Food Shopping boards. I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly, and I can move and merge threads there. Any views (especially those on the UK TV Licence) are mine and not the official line of moneysavingexpert.com.

    Board guides are not moderators. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com
    • Houbara
    • By Houbara 3rd Aug 19, 9:52 PM
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    Houbara
    "back in the day " gets me reaching for the brick . . My real favourite is " I only watch Netflix/youtube/catch up so I don t need a tv licence !
    Last edited by Houbara; 03-08-2019 at 9:56 PM.
    • tommix
    • By tommix 3rd Aug 19, 9:56 PM
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    tommix
    I was like....
    Originally posted by pollypenny

    ...jeez, know what I mean?
    • p00hsticks
    • By p00hsticks 3rd Aug 19, 9:58 PM
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    p00hsticks
    not a phrase, but the word 'holibobs' - I hope it never finds its way into a proper dictionary
    • choille
    • By choille 3rd Aug 19, 9:59 PM
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    choille
    AAAwwesome - said really drawn out over something really rather ordinary.
    • Spidernick
    • By Spidernick 3rd Aug 19, 9:59 PM
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    Spidernick
    'Catch me up' is supposed to mean 'fill me in on what I have missed' but means the exact opposite. I thought it was another example of Americans ruining the English language, but it was used on the second series of Killing Eve by a Brit! Aargh!
    'I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my father. Not screaming and terrified like his passengers.' (Bob Monkhouse).

    Sky? Believe in better.

    Note: win, draw or lose (not 'loose' - opposite of tight!)
    • Cornucopia
    • By Cornucopia 3rd Aug 19, 10:00 PM
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    Cornucopia
    My real favourite is " I only watch Netflix/youtube/catch up so I don t need a tv licence !
    Originally posted by Houbara
    Now, now - this thread is not for favourite phrases, even if they are legally accurate.
    I'm a Board Guide on the Phones & TV, Techie Stuff, In My Home,
    The Money Savers Arms and Food Shopping boards. I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly, and I can move and merge threads there. Any views (especially those on the UK TV Licence) are mine and not the official line of moneysavingexpert.com.

    Board guides are not moderators. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com
    • tommix
    • By tommix 3rd Aug 19, 10:23 PM
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    tommix
    Super popular. Super delicious. Super hot. Super curious. Super happy.
    Super excited..etc.

    People who use the word 'Super' as an intensifier for adjectives are Super annoying.
    • tommix
    • By tommix 3rd Aug 19, 10:25 PM
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    tommix
    AAAwwesome - said really drawn out over something really rather ordinary.
    Originally posted by choille

    Super awesome..
    • Wild_Rover
    • By Wild_Rover 3rd Aug 19, 10:30 PM
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    Wild_Rover
    I understand that some blokes in certian circumstances are annoyed to hear "not tonight; I have a headache", but I've never heard it myself ....

    WR
    Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities. Voltaire
    Why should I allow that same God to tell me how to raise my kids, who had to drown His own? RG. Ingersol
    I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously. D Adams
    • Spidernick
    • By Spidernick 3rd Aug 19, 10:39 PM
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    Spidernick
    Surely the most annoying (and crass) phrase of the last three years is 'The will of the people'.
    'I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my father. Not screaming and terrified like his passengers.' (Bob Monkhouse).

    Sky? Believe in better.

    Note: win, draw or lose (not 'loose' - opposite of tight!)
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