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to loathe the word 'bonkers'?

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PeggyCarter Sun 28-Oct-12 08:07:55

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vodkaanddietirnbru Sun 28-Oct-12 08:14:18

bonkers - ok
holibobs - not ok

KittyFane1 Sun 28-Oct-12 08:18:50

Ditto vodka!
Calling someone insane, crazy or mad is pretty insulting compared to bonkers. It's quite lighthearted IMO.

JazzAnnNonMouse Sun 28-Oct-12 08:22:55

I'm not sure holibobs is a word...
My iPhone doesn't recognise it.

Quadrangle Sun 28-Oct-12 08:24:08

I like the word bonkers

ATruthUniversallyAcknowledged Sun 28-Oct-12 08:27:30

Sorry Joyful but for the first time ever I have yo disagree with you. Bonkers is a great word.

mcrvamp Sun 28-Oct-12 08:28:08

Love Bonkers!

ZZZenAgain Sun 28-Oct-12 08:28:46

sorry YAB(a bit)U. I like bonkers.

GrimAndHumourless Sun 28-Oct-12 08:29:14

we had bonkers holibobs in Corny, twas tres amusant

<shoehorns in HEAPS of annoying-type words>

Sparklingbroomstick Sun 28-Oct-12 08:33:49

I like bonkers because when I say it I know I really mean 'fucking loony' but I am not sweary. grin

PeggyCarter Sun 28-Oct-12 08:34:10

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vintageviolets Sun 28-Oct-12 08:34:44

I like the word Bonkers.

It reminds me of Dizzee Rascal blush

I would love to spend an hour with him

<goes for a cold shower>

LadyEvilBeagle Sun 28-Oct-12 09:41:50

I like the word bonkers.
It's just so descriptive.

waitingimpatiently Sun 28-Oct-12 09:43:17

We like 'bunkers' in our house.

ClippedPhoenix Sun 28-Oct-12 09:44:58

Seems like it's a word the YOU just don't like. I like it.

apprenticeboy Sun 28-Oct-12 09:49:11

I love it!

Quadrangle Sun 28-Oct-12 09:50:34

In the 80s bonking meant shagging. (Tangent.)

BillysBeastlyBogeyman Sun 28-Oct-12 09:52:45

In this house it still does Quadrangle <retro>

halcyondays Sun 28-Oct-12 10:15:03

I like bonkers

ChickenFillet Sun 28-Oct-12 10:17:32

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dexter73 Sun 28-Oct-12 10:18:47

Kitty it means exactly the same thing, how is it more or less insulting?

Cunt means the same as vagina but is a lot ruder.

SugariceAndScary Sun 28-Oct-12 10:21:41

I like bonkers, it's a great word.

ToManyDicksOnTheDancefloor Sun 28-Oct-12 10:22:32

I love bonkers, my five year old even uses it to express annoyance 'oh bonkers!' We are also a holibobs house, our honeymoon was known as honeybobs. So YABU.

scottishmummy Sun 28-Oct-12 10:25:11

bonkers is a great dizzee song
yes its a pejorative work for mental health but not the worst
dont mind bonkers at all

Bongaloo Sun 28-Oct-12 10:26:20

DD's driving me bonkers this morning.

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