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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #225 on: January 11, 2013, 10:41:58 AM »
I haven't come across JADE.  What does that stand for?
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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #226 on: January 11, 2013, 10:55:50 AM »
I haven't come across JADE.  What does that stand for?

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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #227 on: January 11, 2013, 04:05:47 PM »
JADE is grating on me, too.

I also hate "diva" to describe good-looking, entitled women. A friend of mine has taken to referring to herself proudly as a diva, which seems to mean that she deserves fawning attention and special treatment from men.
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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #228 on: January 11, 2013, 05:15:24 PM »
I keep seen STAN and just found out it means stalker/obsessed fan.  I hated it (and was confused) before learning the meaning and I hate it even more now.

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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #229 on: January 11, 2013, 05:30:57 PM »
I also hate "diva" to describe good-looking, entitled women. A friend of mine has taken to referring to herself proudly as a diva, which seems to mean that she deserves fawning attention and special treatment from men.

I dislike the term diva to describe a woman who is successful and commands respect.  Sets my teeth on edge. 

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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #230 on: January 11, 2013, 05:46:45 PM »
I also hate "diva" to describe good-looking, entitled women. A friend of mine has taken to referring to herself proudly as a diva, which seems to mean that she deserves fawning attention and special treatment from men.

I dislike the term diva to describe a woman who is successful and commands respect.  Sets my teeth on edge.

The literal meaning of it is "goddess," so a real diva is certainly someone who commands respect! :)

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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #231 on: January 11, 2013, 11:12:14 PM »
I keep seen STAN and just found out it means stalker/obsessed fan.  I hated it (and was confused) before learning the meaning and I hate it even more now.

I actually liked that term, but that's just because I like Eminem.
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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #232 on: January 12, 2013, 06:49:19 PM »
I just remembered "Cool beans".
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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #233 on: January 12, 2013, 08:55:49 PM »
I just remembered "Cool beans".
Which in turn reminds me: "Laters." Why the plural? Whhhhhhhhhhy?
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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #234 on: January 12, 2013, 09:14:10 PM »
totes magotes. It makes me want to run into a concrete wall.


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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #235 on: January 12, 2013, 09:31:33 PM »
I read that as "tote maggots"


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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #236 on: January 12, 2013, 09:44:23 PM »
"Totes" short for totally.

Totes are large obnoxious bags in which you carry your entire life around.

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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #237 on: January 12, 2013, 10:32:16 PM »
I read that as "tote maggots"


A maggot filled tote would make me run into a concrete wall as well.

I did, too...lol, it was a fun mental image.
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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #238 on: January 12, 2013, 11:04:36 PM »
"Totes" short for totally.

Totes are large obnoxious bags in which you carry your entire life around.

I know the difference, but sometimes my dyslexic tendencies have to be shared... I can't keep the funny to myself :P
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Re: "Trendy" expressions you're tired of hearing
« Reply #239 on: January 13, 2013, 07:45:43 PM »
"These aren't your (usually older person - mother/father/grandparent) (item of clothing, type of food, etc.)..."

It sounds like things of the past are so out-of-date, uncool, etc., while the newer versions are so much the better. If something's redone, just go for it without slighting an older version. 


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