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to think that "love" is just as bad as "hun"?

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I see posters on here calling each other love all the time now and I really cant stand it.

Why? Surely its just as bad as hun?

mrsjay Wed 30-Jan-13 08:58:27

I sometimes lovey people am I not supposed too I never do it in a <head tilt> way it is just the way I type oh well never mind sorry if it annoys some people

mrsjay Wed 30-Jan-13 08:59:52

MY friend from yorkshire loves people and I think it is lovely I dont see her often but do like a love now and again from her

Mynewmoniker Wed 30-Jan-13 16:03:05

Oooooooo! and 'daaaaaaaaalin' gets my goat aswell angry

usualsuspect Wed 30-Jan-13 16:06:45

You get called 'meduck' all the time around these parts. I like it.

Jinsei Wed 30-Jan-13 16:54:52

I'm just down the road from you usual, and I like it too. And it isn't only the younger generation either. smile

usualsuspect Wed 30-Jan-13 16:58:12

'Alright meduck' is our favourite way of greeting someone.

Nancy66 Wed 30-Jan-13 16:59:52

'love' is's old-fashioned and cosy and nice.

'hun' is horrible and modern and meaningless.

I quite like 'hen' as well

evertonmint Wed 30-Jan-13 17:01:04

A love lover here smile I'm from the north, live down south and miss hearing it in common usage.

I like that it is gender neutral - it is used by anyone to anyone. I like that it is has a long history.

I think some people are confusing love (just lovely) and luv (used patronisingly by builders etc.)

Hun is awful and just makes me think of Attila rather than something sweet that I have on toast.

hellsbellsmelons Wed 30-Jan-13 17:04:53

Well then I'm awful, low life, common... what ever because I just love and use them all;
Chicken pie
Baby cakes
Bring them on, it saves trying to remember everyone's names. I am rubbish at that!

OrangeLily Wed 30-Jan-13 17:17:11

Neither are bad! It's people being nice. Get a grip and stop being a grump!

noddyholder Wed 30-Jan-13 17:20:15

My friends and I sometimes use it and some of us also use darling which has been trashed on here too. I think things like this only sound 'wrong' if you don't use them in your circle of friends and anything you do use sounds normal

beautyfades Wed 30-Jan-13 20:26:52

Can assure you bunnylove i am NOT a low person! Though i am from the north and use the word "love" how rude of you to make a statement like that!!!!!!!! UNBELIEVABLE...


Having an opinion does not make me a grump. You can have your grip back smile

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