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to wish people would stop saying....

(12 Posts)
Capiche Sat 04-Jun-11 22:12:34

'get a grip' on here. There's barely a thread in AIBU that does not sport it

It's patronising at best.

thenightsky Sat 04-Jun-11 22:13:19

Well most of the time it is justified. At least the ones I've seen are.

K999 Sat 04-Jun-11 22:15:02

Oh FFS, get a grip.

Sqee Sat 04-Jun-11 22:16:18

Bahaha K999 grin grin

gapants Sat 04-Jun-11 22:16:34

hows about "grow a pair"? what is your position on that?

WhoAteMySnickers Sat 04-Jun-11 22:16:38

Damn K999, beat me to it grin

BornInAfrica Sat 04-Jun-11 22:18:04

I can only assume you fall into the 'For the love of mercy GET A GRIP' group of posters?

IprivateI Sat 04-Jun-11 22:19:40

Well, they don't actually say it do they? It's typed.

ThisIsJustASagaNow Sat 04-Jun-11 22:20:27

Or 'man up'. Gawd who thought that one up? hmm I hear/read it all the time these days.

I don't mind 'get a grip' but you have to be careful not to over use it.

gapants Sat 04-Jun-11 22:39:16

man up is so american to me, but hear it all the time. dislike

get a grip..don't mind makes me think it would be someone who wears a housedress to clean in and rollers. sort of a les dawson in drag type. "get a grip luv!"

Karbea Sat 04-Jun-11 22:47:23

Man up?!?!? Surely that'll upset the Feminism/women's rights people...

Capiche Sat 04-Jun-11 22:51:23

it csnnot be justified everytime - its ubiquitous on these boards

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