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    • pickledonionspaceraider
    • By pickledonionspaceraider 13th Sep 18, 4:14 PM
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    It really IRKS me when
    • #1
    • 13th Sep 18, 4:14 PM
    It really IRKS me when 13th Sep 18 at 4:14 PM
    When people say ''Bless you''...especially when it don't fit into anything that is being said

    ''I am just going shopping''

    ''ahhhh Bless you''

    It really winds me up.. To me it comes across as patronizing and like they have some kind of god complex

    I'm currently sitting across from a lady in the office, who says this several times per day

    What silly things like that irritate you? Silly sayings etc?
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    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 17th Sep 18, 10:15 AM
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    I've just remembered another which annoys me, when people ask "Do you have a family?" when what they really mean is "Do you have kids?", as if parents, grandparents and siblings don't count.
    • hazyjo
    • By hazyjo 17th Sep 18, 11:03 AM
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    How charitable giving is used for bragging rights on social media..well some cases of it...Let me explain
    Originally posted by ska lover
    Oh God, yes. I started a whole thread on it one Christmas. I got sick of seeing friends on FB with things like wrapped presents saying 'on my way to the local hospital with these...' and exactly what you said about seeing people take pics/selfies of themselves giving a homeless person things like an 'avocado and smoked salmon on pumpkin seaded rye' or 'skinny mocha latte with caramel shot and sprinkles' (I don't drink coffee, so no idea what they give, but prob something like that!). Just humiliating! (For all involved!)

    Also people who correct you when you say 'me' in the correct way, like 'she came to the cinema with Katy and me' and they say 'I' really firmly at you! Err, no mate, you're wrong actually! My nephew tries to do it to me! I react badly LOL.

    Also hating the 'happy days' they all say now too. Some young bloke from a band (I think) was saying it in every sentence on Masterchef the other night. Arghhhh!

    Got me started now lol... on a roll. Another one, some lawyers at work say things like 'thanks, that's AMAZING/AWESOME' when I've printed a letter for them. What the hell? No, it's really not.
    2019 wins: Bottle of Prosecco; Popcorn Shed popcorn...
    • Spank
    • By Spank 17th Sep 18, 2:44 PM
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    I hate 'going forward' and 24/7.
    Originally posted by seven-day-weekend
    I don't mind 24/7

    but 24/7/365 really winds me up, it doesn't make sense.

    24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 weeks a year, really?
    • amistupid
    • By amistupid 17th Sep 18, 4:01 PM
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    My wife finds me irksome.

    She said, "If you weren't such a nitpicker we'd have less arguments."

    I said, "It's fewer arguments."
    In memory of Chris Hyde #867
    • TheMagician
    • By TheMagician 18th Sep 18, 4:45 PM
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    'Mega' - absolutely hate that one
    'Lit' - what?.. Is something on fire?..
    • dotchas
    • By dotchas 18th Sep 18, 5:53 PM
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    I hate 'going forward' and 24/7.
    Originally posted by seven-day-weekend

    I agree any form of corporate speak

    Going forward

    Touch base
    Lets park that idea

    Although corporate bingo is fun in a meeting
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 18th Sep 18, 6:50 PM
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    'Mega' - absolutely hate that one
    'Lit' - what?.. Is something on fire?..
    Originally posted by TheMagician
    Apart from the obvious, what on earth does this mean?
    • TheMagician
    • By TheMagician 18th Sep 18, 10:47 PM
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    It's the 'it' thing to say right now...
    That night out was lit!
    Sounds stupid no matter who is saying it, no matter how old
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 19th Sep 18, 6:46 AM
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    It's the 'it' thing to say right now...
    That night out was lit!
    Sounds stupid no matter who is saying it, no matter how old
    Originally posted by TheMagician
    I see.
    It's such a shame that the English language doesn't already have sufficient words to describe an enjoyable evening out...
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 19th Sep 18, 6:50 AM
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    It's the 'it' thing to say right now...
    That night out was lit!
    Sounds stupid no matter who is saying it, no matter how old
    Originally posted by TheMagician
    I've honestly never heard that, a teenager thing I presume??
    • TheMagician
    • By TheMagician 19th Sep 18, 2:50 PM
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    I've heard people in their late 20s saying it
    • pickledonionspaceraider
    • By pickledonionspaceraider 19th Sep 18, 6:14 PM
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    Eyebrows on fleek
    • GaleSF63
    • By GaleSF63 20th Sep 18, 4:02 AM
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    And there is always '' At this moment in time........''
    Originally posted by pickledonionspaceraider
    Or "back in the day".

    When? This morning? This afternoon?

    • Fireflyaway
    • By Fireflyaway 20th Sep 18, 6:12 PM
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    None of these are sayings but these things are annoying.

    Lazy speech. KFC need to put subtitles on their adverts.
    Bucca of cheeken for narn narny narn......

    The fact that Barry Scott isn't really named Barry Scott.

    People who insist on taking the whole family to the supermarket.

    Pedestrians who don't thank you for not squashing them on crossings.I

    That a portion of soup is half a can. No it's not.

    Hairdressers charging different sums for the same service dependent on their grade. Why do I have to pay double for an executive stylist ( what even is that?) when the end result looks the same as when a junior does it? I

    When I mention that I need to lose weight and people tell me I'm not fat. I weigh 14 stone. I'm obese. We both know you are lying.

    Loads of other stuff......
    Last edited by Fireflyaway; 20-09-2018 at 6:19 PM. Reason: T
    • Pixie5740
    • By Pixie5740 20th Sep 18, 6:41 PM
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    "Reaching out"
    • Loz01
    • By Loz01 20th Sep 18, 7:55 PM
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    Office/work talk!!!!!!!!!!

    "Going forward from here"
    "Rolling with the punches"
    "As per my email"
    "Mind map"

    And many more Ive forgotten that have been said in my office
    Vegan to save the animals and the planet. Oh, and trigger Piers Morgan.
    • samroo
    • By samroo 22nd Sep 18, 9:36 PM
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    When someone gets fuel from the pay at the pump lane and then wanders into the shop to pay
    • AylesburyDuck
    • By AylesburyDuck 23rd Sep 18, 1:00 PM
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    Havnt read the whole thread so sorry if this is a duplicate,
    Things that irk me,
    School run mums, who arrive early then stand around gossiping so no other mums can park, JUST NO, drop off your little snot then move away.
    Blue Peter Mums, whatever your child has done theirs has done, better,faster, to gold medal standard, and are in training for the baby olympics. RETCH
    Pajama mums, yeah people might in general say it's ok and cool. but NO "most people" are just being nice, you look lazy and like you just fell out of bed after a heavy night on the sauce.
    Busy work mums, No, putting on your mascara while driving in the que after dropping off is not acceptable, your going to kill someone.
    All the above is why i litterally (when my kids were small) just went, dropped/collected, and came away whilst ignoring the most of them.
    And before i reach for the fire extinguisher, this is a thread about what irks you, these irk me, if they dont irk you then that great and move along....
    Last edited by AylesburyDuck; 23-09-2018 at 1:05 PM.
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