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perpetua

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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #15 on: July 12, 2014, 06:13:03 AM »
Luncheon, which comes across to me as snobby and pretentious or an affectation of some kind; what's wrong with 'lunch' ?


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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #16 on: July 12, 2014, 03:07:03 PM »
I have a 15 year old DS.

Yolo, and Brah have become words that make we long for the days when he was a baby and just slept and pooped and didn't talk
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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #17 on: July 12, 2014, 11:15:54 PM »
Yummy.

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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #18 on: July 12, 2014, 11:21:27 PM »
panties
yummy
tummy
hubby
bum
veggies
foodstuff
"mom" and "dad" when constantly used in place of "mother" and "father" - like, to the point of "grandmom" and "mom-in-law" and "Dad's Day"
obese - obesity
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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2014, 12:00:31 AM »
I have never liked the word "gross". 

I had to deal with "Größe" when I lived in Germany.  It wasn't as problematic because it wasn't flung around as an insult.

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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #20 on: July 13, 2014, 05:37:47 AM »
Most euphemisms, especially the ones connected with body parts.  The silliest ones I can think of are "tummy" and "tum tum" for "stomach".   Those happened in an earlier generation with enough squeamishness to cause medical problems because of symptoms their delicate sensibilities wouldn't allow them to describe.

Give me a break.





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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #21 on: July 13, 2014, 08:52:57 PM »
Preventative.  The word is preventive. 

You do preventive maintenance on your  car to prevent a problem. 
You do not do preventative maintenance to preventate a problem. 

Unfortunately it looks like I'm loosing.  Both words are considered acceptable by most dictionaries. 

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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2014, 11:20:48 PM »
"Interprelate" or "interpretate" when they mean "interpret"

"Pronunciate" when they mean "pronounce."
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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2014, 04:31:23 AM »
Busersatzverkehr. That's German for replacement bus service; it's what they use when the tram line is being serviced, and it's a misery. Just hearing it makes me cross.

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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #24 on: July 14, 2014, 07:41:06 AM »
Mine is a short phrase- "reach out to" or "reached out to". The news media seems fond of using that lately & it just makes my left eye twitch.

Yes, hate this too.  Also, and I can't figure out why, but I hate the word yummy, too.

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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #25 on: July 14, 2014, 07:47:10 AM »
Any word that is a euphemism for a proper name of a thing.

Wee wee
Hoover - when vacuuming.
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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #26 on: July 14, 2014, 09:38:17 AM »
Luncheon, which comes across to me as snobby and pretentious or an affectation of some kind; what's wrong with 'lunch' ?

Me too.  I figured it out that a "luncheon" is having lunch with a reason - ie. retirement party or wedding rehearsal, and "lunch" is, well, eating around noon.


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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #27 on: July 15, 2014, 10:40:19 AM »
Luncheon, which comes across to me as snobby and pretentious or an affectation of some kind; what's wrong with 'lunch' ?

Me too.  I figured it out that a "luncheon" is having lunch with a reason - ie. retirement party or wedding rehearsal, and "lunch" is, well, eating around noon.

To me, luncheon involves pearls, white gloves, hats and chicken ala king.  Lunch is a sandwich and chips. 

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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #28 on: July 16, 2014, 12:09:32 PM »
I don't like baby talk in general but I especially dislike it coming from an adult.  Things like "yummy", or "tummy" or "hubby".  I hate things like "baby bump" and "preggo."  It's PREGNANT.  Stop using babyish euphemisms like the word itself is indecent.  Prego is pasta sauce. 

I also hate the term "honey-do list".  To me it conjures up the image of a woman dumping all the responsibilities on her husband and breezing off to go shopping for hats or something.
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Re: Words That Make You Stabby
« Reply #29 on: July 16, 2014, 01:35:44 PM »
"Aight" instead of "alright."
"Axe" instead of "ask."  Similarly, "expresso" instead of "espresso."  There are no x's in those words.  I think technically this one makes me choppy instead of stabby.
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