Re: Words & phrases that should be banished.
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From: "Dave Land" <dland@...>
To: "Killer Bs Discussion" <brin-l@...>
Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 2:36 PM
Subject: Re: Words & phrases that should be banished.
> That's exactly what makes these expressions worth getting rid of...
> the mindless repetition. "I hearrrrd THAT!" was one that my little
> brother got hooked on for a while. I had a co-worker for whom
> everything happened "from the get-go", an expression I learned to
> hate about the second time I heard it.
> And I expect to continue to dislike such expressions "on a going-
> forward basis."
Heh! "From the get-go" is an ancient phrase here, at least 40 years
old if not much much older.
During the 80s I used to hear "I know *that's* right" (meaning "I
agree") with stomach turning frequency.
One of my current unfavorites is "Bling" or "Bling Bling".
You would think that if one were to make up a word, that is could
sound like a word.
"Truthiness" for example.<G>
Truth Inclusions Maru