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General Chat Thread, What is the worst word in the English Language in General; Originally Posted by ICT_GUY Can't? me too, it's for quitters. Similar....
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    Quote Originally Posted by ICT_GUY View Post
    Can't? me too, it's for quitters.
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    chillax....... use the two words or not at all..

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    Quote Originally Posted by coquet636 View Post
    chillax....... use the two words or not at all..
    Completely agree! There's not a sentence you can say where the word chillax fits in nicely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    I can't post it here but a word I absolutely hate begins with C and ends in T. It's four letters long.
    I am the opposite. I like that word, as it has been reclaimed by feminists. :P It has to be used in the right way though...

    Personally, I dislike 'touch base'. No-one's gonna go touching *my* base!

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    I am the opposite. I like that word, as it has been reclaimed by feminists. :P It has to be used in the right way though...

    Personally, I dislike 'touch base'. No-one's gonna go touching *my* base!
    Too much touching of bases would be against my AUP!

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    Management speak buzz words in general, in particular touch base and the use of 'action' as a verb.

    I find the addition of -ise/-isation (or rather ize/-ization) to nouns annoying. Generally when this happens, there are perfectly good words already in existence, people just can't be bothered to think of them. I remember almost slitting my wrists when I read the instructions for a stopwatch which told me how to "zeroise" it - took me a moment to realise that they meant "reset"!

    I do find myself using some of these words though. Grr.

    Another current irritation of mine is things like "I'm going to give it 150%". I fully understand how 150% is possible, as an expression of growth for example, but not as an expression of commitment/effort/etc.

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    You know what? That certain C word doesnt bother me anymore then any other word. I like swear words.

    A real word i hate is Foibles...sounds horrible

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    I have a friend who can't handle the word MOIST

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheFopp View Post
    I have a friend who can't handle the word MOIST
    Combine it with used and you can barely say it without feeling like you need a wash.

    Personally my biggest grudge is the word 'like' when used as slang like, you know, when you like, don't like know what to like say because your like brain needs these like pauses to get the like words in order.

    Ten minutes of that should be considered reasonable grounds for homicide.

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    Orange, it doesn't rhyme with anything

    I've never liked the word 'peripheral'

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    I love the word moist. It's so descriptive

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    A phrase rather than a word, but - Can you just...

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    As used by teenagers in text messages in place of "the"

    It really irritates me!

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