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AIBU? Absolutely.

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Luckyxstar Fri 26-Apr-13 11:30:21

Just the use of the word Absolutely really.

Seems to be a "meh" sort of word people seem to use to sit on the fence and the general over use of it to just agree with everything someone says without making actual comment.

Makes me itchy....

TWinklyLittleStar Fri 26-Apr-13 11:35:34

I've never noticed it, and I do tend to notice that kind of thing. If I start hearing it everywhere I will hold you responsible smile

Trill Fri 26-Apr-13 11:36:38

Are you being unreasonable? Absolutely.

LittleMissGerardButlerfan Fri 26-Apr-13 11:36:55

Absolutely wink

clairemagnolia Fri 26-Apr-13 11:37:06

Guilty as charged blush

Luckyxstar Fri 26-Apr-13 11:38:06

Walked into that one didn't I??

WilsonFrickett Fri 26-Apr-13 11:40:46

You did walk into that. Absolutely.

DeWe Fri 26-Apr-13 12:45:48


That's what dh uses. What he means is "that is exceedingly likely but there is a small chance it isn't therefore I won't agree totally." If he says "absolutely" he is 100% sure. Yes he's a pedant. grin

Scholes34 Fri 26-Apr-13 13:49:53

You should watch 2012 again, if you haven't seen it already. Absolutely.

bobbywash Fri 26-Apr-13 13:51:06

One of my (many) faults, I do that a lot, and have passed it on to DD2.

Worse than that though is that I'll sometimes split it for more emphasis, i.e Absofuc^inglutely

<hangs head in shame>

quoteunquote Fri 26-Apr-13 14:04:25

One of our feral farm cats is called Absolutely,

He got the name when a visitor asked me one day what his name was,

I started to say, "Absolutely no idea" as we don't name them, all I got out was "Absolutely....",

and the chap turned to his family who were on the other side of the yard and shouted, "Come and look at this cat, it's called Absolutely",

I just disappeared into a barn and killed myself laughing.

He's a great ratter.

MrsMacFarlane Fri 26-Apr-13 16:12:36

^^ I love that story.

GetOrfMoiLand Fri 26-Apr-13 16:15:54

I love Absolutely the cat, and 'he's a great ratter'

Luckyxstar Fri 26-Apr-13 17:55:18

Great ratter. seriously?

quoteunquote Fri 26-Apr-13 17:57:12

Absolutely grin

VerySmallSqueak Fri 26-Apr-13 17:59:09


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