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to ask the MNers who say "methinks" to desist?

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MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:06:07

It makes you sound prattish. Just saying. grin

MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:06:27

And please don't offer me any grips either.

TheHerringScreams Fri 03-May-13 18:07:59

I agree.

MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:09:06

Phew. One person agrees with me.

But if others want to flame me, go ahead. I know I have the moral high ground.

TheHerringScreams Fri 03-May-13 18:09:31

Although sometimes it can be used in a funny way and also I'm not going to go on about other people's writing (as my English is bad enough!)

LadyBeagleEyes Fri 03-May-13 18:09:34

Methinks you need to get a grip grin

DearPrudence Fri 03-May-13 18:10:15

And LadyBeagleEyes has it grin

ShatnersBassoon Fri 03-May-13 18:10:29

Is prattish a proper word? Methinks not.

Tee2072 Fri 03-May-13 18:10:39

Methinks you are being unreasonable.

Someone had to say it...


MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:13:14

biscuit biscuit biscuit biscuit biscuit biscuit biscuit s

for all of you.

MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:14:01

"sometimes it can be used in a funny way"

Sorry, haven't seen any examples of that. Certainly not on this thread.

BeerTricksPotter Fri 03-May-13 18:15:01

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

starfishmummy Fri 03-May-13 18:15:32

Forsooth, YABU.

navada Fri 03-May-13 18:16:17

I agree.
Very annoying.

NotInMyDay Fri 03-May-13 18:17:09

Methinks yourself needs to get a grip. People having an opinion make me stabby and my teeth itch.

MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:18:15

It's a bit Alan Partridge.

KatieScarlett2833 Fri 03-May-13 18:19:16

Methinks posters who type desist, protest too much grin

DearPrudence Fri 03-May-13 18:19:40

Only cream faced loons say methinks.

MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:19:49

Don't get me started on the estate agent/call centre/Apprentice candidates' use of "myself" NotIn.

"Who was responsible for this mess?"
"It was myself, Lord Sugar".

No. No. No. "It was ME, Lord Sugar".

MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:20:11

Well not actually me.

MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:21:42

<blows raspberry at KatieS>
(You know I love you really).

Cailinsalach Fri 03-May-13 18:24:40

I get a pain in my rectum from people stating certain words or phrases are irritating.

The pain is far worse than the one I get from people using irritating words or phrases.

The vocabulary police are all fascists. Or tools of a totalitarian dictatorship.

Salbertina Fri 03-May-13 18:24:47

Not as annoying as all those antenatal threads titled "brooking no argument.." It may have been witty the first time, just.

HintofBream Fri 03-May-13 18:24:56

Methinks starting a thread with ' So,' is also pretty annoying.

MardyBra Fri 03-May-13 18:26:26

You can all keep your "stabby"s and itchy teeth too.

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