When I hear "it is what it is" I want to embark on a murderous rampage.
I once worked with a jerk named Robert. He woud get indignant if you called him "Bob". So I'd call him Bob all the time.
He was irresponsible and lazy. Once, when he didn't show up and the boss got angry, another co-worker said:
"That's how he is. What can I say? Robert is Robert."
I said something like: "Oh really? I thought Robert was Arthur, you moron."
And my personal favorite........ Nostril. Lol. I just always trip on nostril. There is no other word like it.. It makes me laugh just to say it.
I personally have a general disdain of anything new and trendy.. My current made-up, shouldn't pass for language word is " up-cycling". I just
want to collapse people's windpipes when they use this or similar terms.
that reminds me - people misusing the word decimate. The original definition was to kill one in ten or destroy one in ten. Now even the standard
English dictionaries are using meanings that have become common such as to completely destroy or damage by a large amount. Sorry, I know that has
really nothing to do with decadence but it triggered that word for me.
Me too, I'm a huge fan of The Honeymooners (classic and lost episodes) and Life of Riley.
"Haters" and "Haters gonna hate". Each time I've seen it used, it's by some younger person with a page full of photos of them. Yes, haters gonna
hate if you're so self centered that you think any form of criticism is a huge royal insult. Ugh...
"Chakras", I mean surely if there were some sort of energy meridians and nodes within the body, there would be some some sign of a
... and "Reiki", I mean, how do you even pronounce it? Why doesn't everyone's BS meter go into overdrive when ever it is mentioned?
It's even less likely than Aromatherapy being an accepted 'medical' qualification. (I can just imagine; "He's bleeding out, we need a doctor or
he'll die" and someone steps up and says "It's OK, I'm a qualified Aromatherapist, and I have some lavender and patchouli oil"!
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