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Crimbo, pressie and hollibobs.....

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BertrandRussell Wed 13-Dec-17 14:08:43

Obviously the use of hollibobs is a capital offence, , but until today I was prepared to let users of the other two off with 15 years-no parole. I am thinking that is too lenient, and they should attract the ultimate penalty too. What do you think?

tectonicplates Wed 13-Dec-17 14:17:12

All three of those words are really annoying.

cjt110 Wed 13-Dec-17 14:19:24

All of those are annoying.

Fam-a-lam is even fucking worse

PsychoPumpkin Wed 13-Dec-17 14:19:31

All very annoying but the most annoying abbreviation for me is Hubby. Just say husband, same amount of syllables, you’re not saving yourself any time by saying Hubby.

BexleyRae Wed 13-Dec-17 14:20:12

I feel the use of those words should be punished with some forms of medieval torture. They won't learn otherwise

JeremyCorbynsBeard Wed 13-Dec-17 14:28:52

Yes, all of them should attract the maximum penalty. Along with hubby. And preggers [shudders]

Eolian Wed 13-Dec-17 14:31:27

Off with their heads.

tectonicplates Wed 13-Dec-17 14:31:50

If things get really serious you could always shoot them. m.youtube.com/watch?v=6smi2wrGD40

BertrandRussell Wed 13-Dec-17 14:47:51

Oh, I would immediately go NC ( that's another one!) with anyone who said hubby..........

Hollyhobgoblin Wed 13-Dec-17 15:36:26

Minimoon. Instead of honeymoon

VioletCharlotte Wed 13-Dec-17 15:49:32

My little family
Small people (they're children!)
This one/ the boyf/this girl, etc
Nom
Cray cray
Super-cute

BexleyRae Wed 13-Dec-17 16:13:45

Ugh nom makes me feel sick
Can I add picky tea/bits to the list as well. I'd never heard of it until joining mumsnet.com, but I hate it

specialsubject Wed 13-Dec-17 16:14:36

Vom . smile

BexleyRae Wed 13-Dec-17 16:14:42

Sorry Mumsnet.com, I've gone a bit formal with that

Strokethefurrywall Wed 13-Dec-17 16:20:09

I immediately hide anyone who writes hollibobs on facebook.

But nothing gives me the angry like picky tea. I'm glad I don't live in the UK because I'd have stabbed someone by now.

storynanny Wed 13-Dec-17 16:22:54

My little fam
Nom nom
Picky tea
Read and run
Little man

storynanny Wed 13-Dec-17 16:23:12

But hollibobs is the worst

storynanny Wed 13-Dec-17 16:24:09

Adding ster to end eg the hubster

blackdoggotmytongue Wed 13-Dec-17 16:27:35

Ah. Also ‘probs’ and ‘trubs’. This may just be my ex who had 4yo twin sisters (looooong story and mega age gap) but I mostly wanted to scream ‘I am an adult woman. Ffs talk to me with that in mind. I can cope with two syllable words. I have a fucking masters degree.’
What’s the trubs? Trouble. The word is trouble.
Nothing a shovel and a hole in the ground couldn’t fix.

SparklingSnowfall Wed 13-Dec-17 16:42:05

Hubs/hubby/hubster
Wifey
'The' wife
Wee man
Hols
Ickle
Fam a lam
#soblessed
The munchkins
Boyf

All utterly hideous grin

SparklingSnowfall Wed 13-Dec-17 16:43:07

Oh and so much 'picky tea' angry

HildaZelda Wed 13-Dec-17 17:00:42

Oh wifey is even worse than hubby.
Hollibobs is a definite no no as well and I also hate when people refer to their children as 'my little man' and 'my princess' or as it normally says on Facebook 'my ickle pwincess'.

GreatDuckCookery Wed 13-Dec-17 17:39:57

Yorkie puds 😖

ThatsMySantaHisBeardIsSoFluffy Wed 13-Dec-17 17:45:02

I'm not a fan of:

Choc / choccy
Brekkie

Or anything where the 'ie' / 'y' has been added in the abbreviation.

And lashings (of tea etc). Sets my teeth on edge!

OliviaStabler Wed 13-Dec-17 17:47:26

Most of these don't upset me but 'picky tea' is annoying. It is dinner! Tea is a drink.

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