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Nucky Nolan

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #150 on: May 13, 2019, 03:52:19 PM »
@Nucky Nolan  LOL!  Nah...just prone to be irritated more than warranted.   ;)

It confuses me more than it irritates me. How can people, who aren't EASL, not know how to use "than" and "then"?

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #151 on: May 13, 2019, 04:02:34 PM »
@Nucky Nolan  Never thought of that.  Now I'm doubting myself and am thinking that I sound like an old fogie. Thanks man!  ;)  Can I assume that you've been around a person like that?  Fortunately I haven't.  Well...some family, but they seemed "normal."   All I can think about now is a Pepperidge Farm commercial or Wilfred Brimley.  Maybe an episode of The Waltons.  ;D

Oh, I'm not referring to you. I'm mostly talking about certain people, like Greg Gutfeld and others. They're middle aged men who sound like Methuselah. As for Wilfred Brimley, he's likely been an old man since birth.

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #152 on: May 13, 2019, 04:05:14 PM »
Mostly people who refuse to grasp the brilliance of 80s music, right?

You better redo the math. '80s singers ain't Spring chickens.

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #153 on: May 13, 2019, 04:13:09 PM »
'Problematic'.

It's just a problem, it's not problematic. This is Americans trying to prove they know a long word by squeezing another two irrelevant syllables out of it. We know most of them communicate through a combination of grunts and howls anyway, so it's not like they're fooling anybody.

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #154 on: May 13, 2019, 04:23:43 PM »
Farts and burps carry significant meaning with Americans, too.

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #155 on: May 13, 2019, 05:43:29 PM »
'Problematic'.

It's just a problem, it's not problematic. This is Americans trying to prove they know a long word by squeezing another two irrelevant syllables out of it. We know most of them communicate through a combination of grunts and howls anyway, so it's not like they're fooling anybody.

It's a word favored by PC nitwits, who use it to describe things that aren't really a problem at all. I find that to be problematic.

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #156 on: May 13, 2019, 09:23:08 PM »
"I was born ready"

No you weren't: You weighed less than a medium sized turkey, you were almost blind, you were bloody, and there's a real chance your mom pooped on you.

Hey little baby, catch this medicine ball!!  :o
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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #157 on: May 13, 2019, 09:26:34 PM »
I CAN'T SPEAK ON THAT.

Of course you can't , dumbass.
It's a topic and not a floor.


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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #158 on: May 13, 2019, 11:20:00 PM »
I CAN'T SPEAK ON THAT.

Of course you can't , dumbass.
It's a topic and not a floor.

Look! Somebody threw a medicine ball at me when I was three hours old. Sorry, but I'm still a little jaded about the whole thing. It was a heck of an ordeal to endure at such a young age and to make the matter even worse, I was being circumcised at the time!!!  Gadzooks!!!  Youza!!!!

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #159 on: May 14, 2019, 01:57:35 AM »
Let's just hope that the word doesn't ban *you*.

Oh, and when did you become such a snowflake? 😒

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #160 on: May 14, 2019, 06:23:32 AM »

Look! Somebody threw a medicine ball at me when I was three hours old. Sorry, but I'm still a little jaded about the whole thing. It was a heck of an ordeal to endure at such a young age and to make the matter even worse, I was being circumcised at the time!!!  Gadzooks!!!  Youza!!!!

Good-Night Nurse!!


That sucks, the medicine ball swat reflex only kicks in during our fourth hour out of the womb.

The phrase I CAN'T SPEAK ON THAT

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #161 on: May 14, 2019, 04:55:23 PM »
"I was born ready"

No you weren't: You weighed less than a medium sized turkey, you were almost blind, you were bloody, and there's a real chance your mom pooped on you.

Hey little baby, catch this medicine ball!!  :o

I recognize that last line. It comes from the world's worst health insurance plan.

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #162 on: May 14, 2019, 04:57:16 PM »
I CAN'T SPEAK ON THAT.

Of course you can't , dumbass.
It's a topic and not a floor.

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #163 on: May 14, 2019, 04:57:53 PM »
Oh, and when did you become such a snowflake? 😒

I'm not. I was just trying to help.

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Re: Words, Phrases You'd Ban
« Reply #164 on: May 18, 2019, 07:44:18 AM »
On accident.