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to think there are certain words that should never come out of an adult's mouth?

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GretaGip Thu 15-Nov-12 22:19:58


'Snot fair


I'm sure there's more...

Marzipanface Fri 16-Nov-12 09:28:08

Oh dear. I say horrid and mean. I got the piss taken out of me the other day because I said 'ghastly'.

WorraLiberty Fri 16-Nov-12 09:30:41

Worra I have never heard anyone actually say hashtag but if I did I would probably die. It would be like a scene from The Ring

Someone said it on TV last night and my head spun round like a scene from the Exorcist grin

SecretSparkle Fri 16-Nov-12 09:31:39

Yeah oh god!! simples!! used almost as a full stop.

"I went to the shop and bought some bread. simples"

what does that even mean?

IceBergJam Fri 16-Nov-12 09:38:36

Yep, born and bred in Suffolk. I fink my sister can't say 'th' too.

Mrsjay Fri 16-Nov-12 09:38:56

Whatever is the teenage expression of the week ...

It really doesn't mean you are "down with the kidz" because you try to talk like them


^ ^ this grown ups talking like da kidz over facebook please stop it grin

I use boobies sometimes especially if i am trying to be silly

HorraceTheOtter Fri 16-Nov-12 09:55:55

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pointybird Fri 16-Nov-12 10:00:19

My bad

IceBergJam Fri 16-Nov-12 10:01:40

I hate 'my bad'. And 'simples'

seeker Fri 16-Nov-12 10:02:50

"grow a pair"

Queenofsiburbia Fri 16-Nov-12 10:03:02


Aaargh it goes through me like nails down a blackboard

pointybird Fri 16-Nov-12 10:04:33

My boss constantly says 'we done' instead of 'we did'. Makes me want to punch him even more than normal

somebloke123 Fri 16-Nov-12 10:05:44

End of.

GrimAndHumourless Fri 16-Nov-12 10:07:01


I love amazeballs, and cool, and totes, and holibobs, and count how many sleeps til blah blah

can't abide bockle (bottle)

goldenlula Fri 16-Nov-12 10:07:54

'Bestie' as in 'out with my bestie tonight'.

NiniLegsInTheAir Fri 16-Nov-12 10:10:41

Haha I was also going to say Lush siburbia grin. Drives me insane, as do the sad women who use the word.

scentednappyhag Fri 16-Nov-12 10:12:01

Poorly sick,
Cheeky drink/biscuit/cocktail
My bad,
Naughty as in 'I'll be naughty and have a latte'

GrimAndHumourless Fri 16-Nov-12 10:13:28

but but but don't diss the lush <cwtches lush to bossoms>

<hopes use of diss passes muster>

IceBergJam Fri 16-Nov-12 10:15:41

Tummy, when referring to an adult.

Sagelynodding Fri 16-Nov-12 10:15:49

Yes to all of these!

Bockle, bot-bot, trumps (farts, not the game), fishies, biccies, biccypegs, toothiepegs (sp?), choccies, chocky-wockies (yes DF, I mean you), I could go on, but I am stressing myself out!

Not cute or funny.

My DM (61) still calls her DM (85) 'Mummy' and refers to her as 'Mummy.' I can't help wincing each time.

somebloke123 Fri 16-Nov-12 10:16:07

People who say "is" twice, as in "The problem is is that", or its near relative "The reason being is ..."

pointybird Fri 16-Nov-12 10:17:12


IceBergJam Fri 16-Nov-12 10:18:12

Of off

lottiegarbanzo Fri 16-Nov-12 10:34:14

Scentednappybag yes, especially cheeky and naughty in those contexts.

Also 'end of' and 'soon as'. I recall calling someone in another office and the receptionist telling me the person would call back soon as. As soon as what, I wondered. The what could make quite a difference.

lottiegarbanzo Fri 16-Nov-12 10:37:03

I detest 'grow a pair' and 'man up' especially when applied to women, (as happens on this site quite a lot). Because testicles would really help us to make the right decision and address the issue effectively, oh yes.

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