Terrible words

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A couple of posts down the ExplorOz team used the word 'Folks' to address us, instead of the HORRIBLE AMERICAN WORD................Guys
How refreshing
Whats your pet hate word??
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Reply By: Member - batsy - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 19:14

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 19:14
Pal....

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Reply By: Frank P (NSW) - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 19:24

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 19:24
Like

I'm like
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Reply By: Member - Bigfish - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 19:39

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 19:39
Bro or Cuz...mostly used by the mentally challenged..
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Follow Up By: Member - Blue M - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:55

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:55
Bigfish, mentally challenged is a bit harsh.
I used to work with a chap who I would regard as rather intelligent who used to call most people Bro.
I asked him one day why he called most people Bro, he said, I oversee a work site with 150 or so people daily, and I have more to think about than remember every bodies name that I may only talk to once a month.

No different than calling them Mate

Made sense to me.
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Follow Up By: garrycol - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 15:29

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 15:29
The PM calls the NZ PM Bro so it must be OK.

Also it is not Cuz it is Kuzz - gotta get it right - it used to be Cuz but it has moved on.
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Follow Up By: Member - Bigfish - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 16:36

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 16:36
Sorry bro...but cuz it is...kuzz does not exist anywhere...Cuz or cuzz on the other hand appears in the urban dictionary .Bastardised word for cousin...
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Reply By: Michael H9 - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 19:56

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 19:56
You know, you know....so many people say that every sentence, even when it's like, you know, famous people being interviewed. It makes me cringe.
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Reply By: Phil B (WA) - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:08

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:08
Putting my head on the chopping block here.

It doesn't worry me how people use words as long as they are not agressive, rude or crude.

I take the point of view that as long as I understand what someone is saying who am I to tell them how to communicate. I don't know their background, upbringing or what other life hardships they have experienced.

Although born in Aust, I come from migrant parents, I learn't little English until I went to school at the age of 6 years.


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Follow Up By: Idler Chris - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:50

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:50
I am with Phil.
As long as I can understand what they are saying, who cares how they phrase it. I had a friend who used the word "accordingly" in nearly every sentence he spoke. He never realised it, but he was serious in what he said, and it never seemed out of place. I take the view that I have no right to tell others how the should express themselves, because I know that if anyone tried to tell me how I should talk, or say anything I would tell them, in some very choice language, where to go.
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Follow Up By: pop2jocem - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 22:39

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 22:39
Yep, you can add my name to the list guys, folks, fellas, whatever form of address you prefer.

Talk about grammar nasties.

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Follow Up By: Echucan Bob - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 22:46

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 22:46
Phil,

Excellent buddy.

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Reply By: RMD - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:08

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:08
GUYS are the wires which hold a TV antennae vertical.
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Follow Up By: D-MaxerWA - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:29

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:29
Guys are what you used to put in a wheelbarrow before the 5th of November, take to the main shops and hope people would donate to your cracker fund.

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Reply By: Member - sparra - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:14

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:14
Insane,........as in "That Track Was Insane etc..
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Follow Up By: Boof, Bairnsdale. - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 09:50

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 09:50
I can't believe you said that Sparra. Haha. Blokes is good, guys isn't.

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Follow Up By: Member - sparra - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 09:59

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 09:59
Yeah Boof, Blokes is the word ,not Guys. Another one is Climate Change.........another is Gender Equality.

(A bit breezy offshore today?)
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Follow Up By: Member - Bigfish - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 15:23

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 15:23
I think Sparra meant "it was fully sick"...
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Reply By: axle - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:29

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:29
Its the F' word used by the younger generation in every sentence all day long!.

Even in their own homes,and their just following on from their parents in most cases. I'm not a prude, and have mixed with some hard diamonds in our industry,But I think things have gone wrong with this word!.

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Follow Up By: Idler Chris - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:07

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:07
I used to think the same as Axle. However at 72 I am simply amazed at how this (F) word is used today. As a kid it meant only one thing. Today, its association with the actions of a man and women is quite minor. As use today, has become a sort of adjective to other words. The useage of this word in everyday life is just amazing. There are people who can put the F word in every sentence they speak and it not be out of place. This word when combined with other words can have so many other meanings. Here are some examples, I wonder if this will get through the censors?
http://www.sexcigarsbooze.com/2011/07/30-ways-to-use-the-word- bleep /

I have had to edit this post as it did not get through the censors. In the URL above you have to substitute the word "bleep" with you know what.
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Follow Up By: D-MaxerWA - Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 23:20

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 23:20
Ford, nothing wrong with a Ford, the best 4 letter word.
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Reply By: Member - reggy 2 (VIC) - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:55

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:55
Lovvey or darrrling
I hate it but turn a deaf ear to it or shrug it off.
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Reply By: Life Member - Duncan W (WA) - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:57

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 20:57
The use of TRUCK for every type of 4wd on the road.
And verandah has an "h" at the end. The auto spell check is telling me I've spelt it wrong.

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Follow Up By: Nomadic Navara - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 16:42

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 16:42
I note that those who object to the word truck being used for 4WDs insist on calling them cars. I equally object to them being called cars. Car is a contraction sedan car. Most of the 4WDs are utility trucks or station wagons and not cars.

For those who don't like the term truck, I suggest you be equally balanced in your ideas and don't use the term car for 4WDs either.


As for your spell checker, Australian dictionaries are available as add-ons to your browsers. My Oz dictionary in my Firefox works the right way around on verandah.
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Follow Up By: Member - David M (SA) - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 21:28

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 21:28
Well mines not a truck. It's a tug.
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Follow Up By: equinox - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 21:43

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 21:43
Mines a vehicle

Looking for adventure.
In whatever comes our way.
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Follow Up By: Life Member - Duncan W (WA) - Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 13:13

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 13:13
And so's mine just a vehicle unless I'm discussing my current 4wd then it's the Troopy
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Follow Up By: D-MaxerWA - Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 23:18

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 23:18
Mine is a ute
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Follow Up By: Gramps - Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 13:10

Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 13:10
Mine's a truck and I don't really care what others think LOL

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Follow Up By: Life Member TourBoy, Bundaberg - Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 15:04

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 15:04
I think mine qualifies as a truck...or a trus or buck...nah homeasaurus is best.
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Reply By: D-MaxerWA - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:33

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:33
Gay. It no longer means a fun time, though I guess it could for those that call themselves Gay.
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Reply By: Member - Witi Repartee - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:39

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:39
Awesome.....
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Follow Up By: D-MaxerWA - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:52

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 21:52
Totally agree. Brilliant is a much more versatile word, it can be negative or positive.
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Follow Up By: Michael H9 - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 23:05

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 23:05
Yes, I think brilliant is an awesome word too. :-)
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Follow Up By: Paul E6 - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 23:26

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 23:26
Ill go along with awesome as annoying, because when people use they use it a LOT in a small space of time. Totally robs it of its meaning. Very few things are really awesome, and it should be saved for those things that are.
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Reply By: Paul E6 - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 23:16

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 23:16
Rockin.
As in, you're really rockin those jandals, bro.

Actually, another one..
When people yell or say loudly, "Jesus Christ!" as a form of abuse.
Makes me cringe even though I am not purely of a clean mouth. It p's me off a bit really.
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Reply By: Member - David M (SA) - Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 23:44

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 at 23:44
Absolutely agree with youse all.
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Follow Up By: Motherhen - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 00:53

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 00:53
Lol

Say Youse here and you are talking to our sheep.
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Reply By: Motherhen - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 00:53

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 00:53
'Peeps' annoys me.
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Follow Up By: vk1dx - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 07:30

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 07:30
"peeps"? Is it short for people.

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Follow Up By: Member - John and Val - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 18:55

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 18:55
Agree MH, it comes across as trite. But I really dislike awesome and Guys n Gals used as a salutation.

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Reply By: Member - Boobook - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 02:52

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 02:52
Here is a demographics map of various terms used for friend across different locations.

WARNING - VERY strong Language warning. Do not view if you are offended by offensive language. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.

Demographics ( very strong language warning)
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Reply By: Member - DW Lennox Head(NSW) - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 04:34

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 04:34
Absolutely!
Point in time!
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Reply By: Paul E6 - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 05:09

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 05:09
Let's just unpack this for a moment shall we?
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Reply By: tazbaz - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 07:17

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 07:17
Overuse of the word "Just"
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Reply By: vk1dx - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 07:40

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 07:40
I guess that the "F" word annoys me and more so than others.

If you wouldn't say it in church, then don't say it elsewhere. That's how I was raised.

I was trying to chat with a 12 year old lad on a recent cruise. I hadn't the faintest idea of what he was saying. His mother translated it for me. We were fine after that as he used "my language". Nice mob also. You can meet the nicest people if you but take the time to try. It reminded me of Dad looking at me once with a bewildered look saying that he didn't understand me. He was 45 years older than me. Generation gap!!!!!!

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Reply By: Member - Alan H (QLD) - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 08:16

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 08:16
Being referred to as "love" when I have no relationship or don't even know them.

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Follow Up By: vk1dx - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:14

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:14
I'd have my back to the wall if someone said that to me mate.

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Reply By: TomH - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 08:40

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 08:40
Being called Darl or Darls by people you don't even know.
Thought it was a term used by a certain type of professional women.
I really hate it.
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Reply By: Member - Outback Gazz - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 08:53

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 08:53
Here's one word that puts the shivers up me every time I hear it !!





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Follow Up By: vk1dx - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:18

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:18
That's not a hassle. Think of it this way; The more you have to pay the more you have earned. It's just your share mate and when you get to retirement it is where the funds come for the old age pension from Centerlink. Keep it up mate - we are both retired and I thank you for your donation. Your day will come Gazz.

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Follow Up By: Member - Outback Gazz - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 16:45

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 16:45
Not a problem Phil - happy to donate to good folk like yourself - it's just the other 50% of the Centerlink recipients who don't deserve it that peeve me off !

My Brother-in-law spent twelve months working ??? at Centerlink and he had to leave because he couldn't stand the absolute waste and amount of money given to people that have never worked a day in their lives and there are thousands of them in this country !! The "Tranquility Room" at Centerlink - well that's another story !!

And when you next crack open a red or perhaps a beer - think of poor old struggling Gazz and give me a "cheers"

Cheers

All the best

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Follow Up By: vk1dx - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 17:32

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 17:32
Sorry to disappoint you mate but my wife has corrected me. 90% of our pension comes from shares and a couple of good long running (one 50 years) super funds. And some compo from Army days, that isn't even taxed.

But I will have a beer for you. You picked it mate. I don't drink wine. Leave that to the girls in the family.

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Follow Up By: Member - Outback Gazz - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 19:24

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 19:24
Good onya mate - enjoy it !!

Me - on the other hand, have a different story to tell ! Money and me just weren't meant to be together - got a thousand stories to tell about my bad luck with money but here's a quick one.

Thirty years ago I sold a collectible motorbike I owned for 15k to buy some some shares that were highly recommended - 2 years later the company went belly up and worth zip - that particular bike would now be worth a conservative 80k !

And with my luck - if I wanted to buy a new business to make money and purchased a cemetery that was for sale - people would stop dying !!!!

But in the end it doesn't matter - I still have my rugged good looks, good health, a sense of humour and only 78 years to go before I pay of all my debts !

Happy and safe travels

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Follow Up By: D-MaxerWA - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 00:12

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 00:12
I used to think working and paying my taxes would give me a pension from Centrelink. How wrong was I. Apparently, we have too many assets and too much money. We do manage to get $200 per week, but we would have been better off not saving for our retirement. Or at least having the money in the bank stashed in the back yard.

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Follow Up By: Member - Outback Gazz - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 08:19

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 08:19
G'day Col

I know a lot of people in the same situation !

You go to Centerlink to apply for the pension and they say - you've run your own business sir for 45 years, you've worked 10 hours a day six days a week, you've employed people and paid their super etc, you've taken risks and borrowed against your home, you've been careful with your money and invested wisely, paid shed loads of tax and now at 70 you are asking us for money ?

Don't be silly sir, you have enough money - we have to give all the tax you paid over the years to those poor unfortunate souls that never worked, never wanted to work, spent their dole money on dope, Bundy, cigarettes and tattoos plus we have to supply them with a govvy house and rental assistance and then when they get to 70 we can give them the full pension !!

In the regional South Australian town where I live there are 4 families that I know of that for 3 generations have not worked a day in their life - just doesn't seem right does it !!!

Anyway - I best get to work this morning and bust my ar$e and pay some more tax and if there is some left over then I will shout myself a beer at the end of the day !!


Happy and safe travels

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Follow Up By: vk1dx - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 09:55

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 09:55
I don't understand how this is. The more tax you pay the more income you made. It can't be any other way. All I cam guess is that you miss-managed your cash holdings and didn't put enough into super. We put everything away even though there wasn't much after paying for privatye sholl education that NOTE is not tak deductable for us.

Best of luck and I hope you ship comes home one day.

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Reply By: Allan B (Member, SunCoast) - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 10:04

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 10:04
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Reply By: Pushy - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 10:20

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 10:20
More than one word :-

OMG .....Oh My God !

Often when God has nothing to do with it.
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Follow Up By: Member - Blue M - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:41

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:41
I always thought that stood for "Oh My Goodness"
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Follow Up By: Michael H9 - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 07:22

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 07:22
OMG is oh my gosh isn't it? You can't exclude atheists from ridiculous acronyms.
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Reply By: ExplorOz - David & Michelle - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 12:32

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 12:32
Well bugga me I thought I was in the poo when I read the forum index for addressing you as folks until I read the whole thing.

I hate most of the words above but have sometimes been guilty of using them all at some stage. I love aussie slang, there is no need for copycat foreign words, but we do seem to get bombarded.

I really hate KPI's and Best Practise.

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Reply By: 9900Eagle - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:02

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:02
Well Americans are the greatest users of the word folk and folks. How terrible is that.
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Follow Up By: Member - Trouper (NSW) - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:36

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 13:36
Being the one that raised the post initially I have to agree with you 9900Eagle.It is certainly American but its just the constant use of GUYS that gets me.
What ever happened to 'mate', so lets move on or should that be 'moving forward'

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Follow Up By: 9900Eagle - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 15:47

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 15:47
Trouper,
I know what you are talking about ole mate. Two things that irk me are the statement. "I will look into that", which when translated means they have no intension of looking into the matter and the other is "moving forward" which translated means, I don't think we are going backward but I am very definite that maybe we are going somewhere.

The final word is "MANDATE", which means to a polly that now when elected. We will do what ever we want, because most of you voted for us, you suckers.
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Reply By: Member - Roachie - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 16:08

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 16:08
One hundred and fifteen years, the year was 1901 (pronounced "nineteen-oh-one"). Similarly, every year prior to 2000 was known by it's numerical value WITHOUT requiring the word "THOUSAND" to be included.

At school I learnt about the Battle of Hastings. I was taught (as was everybody else I assume), that it took place in TEN SIXTY SIX (NOT one thousand and sixty six).

I venture to add that when the year changed from 999 to 1000, that people of the day probably referred to it as "Ten Hundred", then "ten-oh-one" etc.

Why am saying all this???

I've got pet personal peeve about people who say that this year (for example) is "Two Thousand And Sixteen". That's 4 words. Why on earth can't we get used to saying "Twenty Sixteen"?....That's 2 words. Will those people refer to the 2020 as "Two Thousand And Twenty"?

What about 2100? Will those people say "Two Thousand One Hundred"??

I know....I know....I'm just a grumpy ol' fart.....hahahaha
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Follow Up By: Michael H9 - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 07:36

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 07:36
Hey Roachie, what should I call the year 10101031.....ten ten ten thirty one or ten ten ten three one.....I'm confused because they both have the same number of words and letters. Or shouldn't I worry about it?
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Follow Up By: Member - Roachie - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 17:28

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 17:28
Michael, Let's see, I've got 10,099,015 years to think about that one.

Get back to me on 31st December, 10101030 and I'll give you my considered opinion. ;-)

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Reply By: Member - Robyn R4 - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 18:02

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 18:02
As a teacher of small children I ignore many things that my colleagues correct...some insist on the children saying "May I..." instead of "Can I..." etc.
I don't care about the Americanisms sliding in as long as the speaker shows respect with the rest of their words.
I turn a blind eye to the trendy new words.
Just be polite with the rest of your conversation, please.

But I just hope to get the children to the end of the year saying "please" and "thank you" automatically!!
:) Robyn

But I must admit I do have a hissy fit over rogue apostrophes!! I teach the children "If in doubt, leave it out" because that's easier for teachers in the future years to instruct about the correct use. If the children are in the habit of throwing in apostrophes anywhere and everywhere it's awful to unteach!!
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Follow Up By: Genny - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 15:05

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 15:05
They are correct. "Can" means "is it it possible", "may" means "do I have permission".

Many things possible, are not permissible.
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Follow Up By: Member - Ups and Downs - Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 09:15

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 09:15
It seems that teachers in general overlook many things. A pity as I thought it was the teachers job to educate. Easier to just sail through the day I suppose.
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Follow Up By: rotor138 - Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 15:22

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 15:22
Mine is "Twat" but in the case of Ups and Downs I think it is justifiable.
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Reply By: Gramps - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 18:06

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 18:06
Take it to the next level .................grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

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Reply By: Member - PhilD_NT - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 21:21

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 21:21
Getgo. What happened to START?
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Reply By: tazbaz - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 21:26

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 21:26
Unnecessary use of "Simply"
"Going forward"
"at the end of the day"

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Reply By: Bazooka - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 21:38

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 21:38
So many to pick from but I'll leave it at the one which pees [sic] me off consistently - "bathroom".

Yes you know what I'm talking about. Anyone doing their business in my bathroom will be sent to coventry,
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Follow Up By: Michael H9 - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 07:27

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 07:27
I don't go to the restroom for a rest either. :-)
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Follow Up By: Nomadic Navara - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 17:16

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 17:16
Yes, what's wrong with good old dunny or even water closet?
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Follow Up By: Frank P (NSW) - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 18:35

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 18:35
Bathroom, washroom, restroom .... what pseudo polite, euphamistic BS. And coming from the nation with the world's biggest porn industry!!!!

It's a TOILET

(PeterD, I don't think they's understand "dunny", and when you gotta go, you gotta go and not have to spend too much time translating. :-) )

I think they understand "toilet' but they can't bring themselves to say it.

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Reply By: Member - Jack - Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 17:39

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 17:39
"Yeah .... no ... " gets my goat!!
Folks .. terrific word. I also agree with all of the above.
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Reply By: Member - Trevor_H - Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 21:09

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at 21:09
I always start my emails with: G'day...
I am determined to avoid "Hi"
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Reply By: The Explorer - Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 14:32

Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 14:32
Hi Y’all, Peeps, Loves and Darls

Jesus Christ! OMG!

Just an Awesome thread guys, just think I’ll take it to the next level.

Was out with the Bro and Cuz on that insane track in my gay looking truck, I’m like F’ me Pal we’re rockin the jandals, you know you know.

Slayed all previous KPIs with best practice. Absolutely

LOL - Yeah, No?

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Reply By: Member - Rustygq - Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 15:33

Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 15:33
BUDDY
I hate that. Mate is the Ozzy terminology.

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Reply By: Michael H9 - Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 19:14

Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 19:14
After reading this thread, and the boxing kangaroo thread, I've decided I now hate all words and will only communicate via mental telepathy from now on. So if anyone starts having strange head sensations, don't be alarmed, it's me. I started practicing on Axle to see how it would go....I told him telepathically to start a new thread on strange head sensations. It's awesome man because he did.
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Follow Up By: Shaker - Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 20:58

Monday, Dec 12, 2016 at 20:58
We used to have an off topic & no chit chat rule.
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Follow Up By: Nomadic Navara - Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 15:45

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 15:45
Except threads that are all chit-chat



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Follow Up By: The Explorer - Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 21:19

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 21:19
Chit-chatting about chit-chat is even worse - so be careful.

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Reply By: Member Boroma 604 - Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 11:59

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 at 11:59
Gooday,
Have to agree with most of the negatives here, The words others dislike, hate, disagree with. The biggest gripe I have is the use of the F--- word and some of its associated words, in Television, Pictures, Movies, Films, whatever takes your fancy, the standards of General Language, respect for others or their possessions, private or public, has deteriorated to an all time low and I think it is tragic.
The people wanting to change so many things in our once Great Country, really scares me. What has happened Pleasantness, respect and clear speech without obscenities or crazy acronyms, that we once took for granted. Including the lack of patience.
"No", I am not a Prude, just a 78 year old who was raised with some, then, common standards.
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Reply By: Shaker - Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 18:02

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 18:02
Since this thread was posted, I have heard news readers refer to:

Shopping Centre as a Mall
Number plates as Licence plates &
Footpath as Sidewalk!


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