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nottmbantam Jun 15th 2017 8:49 am

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'Comparing apples to oranges".

The Saudi's love that saying, they use it at almost every opportunity. I wonder what it is about pieces of fruit that gets them so juiced up.

Scamp Jun 15th 2017 9:20 am

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Originally Posted by Meow (Post 12273527)
The utterly ridiculous acronym bae and other millennial nonsense like totes when they mean totally instead of referring to multiple bags, my bad (presumable grammar is the missing word) and cray cray. No, you or your pathetic activity are not crazy, just ignorant and lazy if you cannot manage that single extra letter.

Also the appallingly twee hubby, hubster, wifey and other vomit-inducing terms.

*stands to give round of applause*

Bae is hateful, along with hubby / wifey type tripe.

Only one I've definitely used is 'my bad'....

Bahtatboy Jun 15th 2017 9:44 am

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Originally Posted by Meow (Post 12273527)
The utterly ridiculous acronym bae and other millennial nonsense like totes when they mean totally instead of referring to multiple bags, my bad (presumable grammar is the missing word) and cray cray. No, you or your pathetic activity are not crazy, just ignorant and lazy if you cannot manage that single extra letter.

Also the appallingly twee hubby, hubster, wifey and other vomit-inducing terms.

I quite like "my bad".

My bad, I guess.

TheShed Jun 15th 2017 10:29 am

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Originally Posted by Scamp (Post 12273547)
*stands to give round of applause*

Bae is hateful, along with hubby / wifey type tripe.

Only one I've definitely used is 'my bad'....

OK, I'm too old. I have recognized all of the others but Bae?? WTH does that mean?

Meow Jun 15th 2017 10:39 am

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Originally Posted by TheShed (Post 12273592)
OK, I'm too old. I have recognized all of the others but Bae?? WTH does that mean?

It stands for 'before anyone else' and is beyond moronic.

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-bae-mean-3485960

moneypenny20 Jun 15th 2017 11:34 am

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Originally Posted by Meow (Post 12273598)
It stands for 'before anyone else' and is beyond moronic.

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-bae-mean-3485960

Often wondered what that meant. Couldn't be arsed to look it up. :lol: Good list before but you missed the DH, DD, DS etc. They really piss me off.

Brexit and someone used the word 'Austerians' in another thread. That needs to stop.

Scamp Jun 15th 2017 11:37 am

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Originally Posted by moneypenny20 (Post 12273629)
Often wondered what that meant. Couldn't be arsed to look it up. :lol: Good list before but you missed the DH, DD, DS etc. They really piss me off.

Brexit and someone used the word 'Austerians' in another thread. That needs to stop.

I didn't know either. I also don't know any of the DD / DH / DS type things and they'res bloody millions of them.

Austerians - hateful. Never heard it before.

Meow Jun 15th 2017 12:37 pm

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Originally Posted by moneypenny20 (Post 12273629)
Often wondered what that meant. Couldn't be arsed to look it up. :lol: Good list before but you missed the DH, DD, DS etc. They really piss me off.

Brexit and someone used the word 'Austerians' in another thread. That needs to stop.

I always read DH as dickhead.

moneypenny20 Jun 15th 2017 12:39 pm

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Originally Posted by Meow (Post 12273677)
I always read DH as dickhead.

:rofl::nod:

Dorothy Jun 15th 2017 1:00 pm

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Originally Posted by Meow (Post 12273677)
I always read DH as dickhead.

Meh, dear husband/dickhead - same thing really.

Jingsamichty Jun 15th 2017 4:17 pm

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"...is to die for."

Especially when it's about a ****ing cupcake.

Novocastrian Jun 15th 2017 5:36 pm

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Originally Posted by Jingsamichty (Post 12273838)
"...is to die for."

Especially when it's about a ****ing cupcake.

Or worse, about a ****ing country.

<Welcome back Jings .... sorely missed (oops)>

Dubaiexile Jun 15th 2017 7:00 pm

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Yar

Used by Indian Ladies of a certain social class, usually said extremely loudly

IKnowNothing Jun 15th 2017 9:41 pm

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Hard Brexit
and
SoftBrexit

Boomhauer Jun 15th 2017 11:58 pm

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Marketing dept. busswords:

Professional / Industrial Grade
Aircraft grade aluminium


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