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To hate the word "Boozy"

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TheHouseOnBellSt Sun 12-Jul-15 11:19:26

I HATE that word! The stupid "Boozy Lollies" video link at the bottom of the page is giving me the rage!


It's such an ugly, sloppy word and reminds me of a drooling drunk.


TheHouseOnBellSt Sun 12-Jul-15 11:28:49

Just thought that one reason I hate it is that it somehow makes alcohol into a friendly, harmless thing...."Oooh a bit of a boozy afternoon!" etc....due to the silliness of the minimizes alcohol and it's effects.

Skeppers Sun 12-Jul-15 11:30:00

I don't mind boozy so much, but I get the rage when people refer to alcoholic drinks as 'alcohol', as in "just popping to Tesco to buy some alcohol". Not beer, not a nice bottle of wine, not gin... 'alcohol'.

I've noticed it does tend to be teenagers/youngsters, but I dunno, it still grates for some reason! Unless they're specifically going out to buy rubbing alcohol or something, then that's legit.

TheHouseOnBellSt Sun 12-Jul-15 11:31:16

I don't mind least they're not calling it drinkies!

Oldraver Sun 12-Jul-15 17:39:31

It should go along with

Cheeky.. as in a little cheeky drink etc

windchime Sun 12-Jul-15 18:51:41

Nothing is as bad as 'cuppa'. Toe-curling.

steff13 Sun 12-Jul-15 19:04:36

I hate the word nappy.

TheHouseOnBellSt Sun 12-Jul-15 21:16:28

Wind oh God yes! What about "brew" or worse "Milky brew"


TheHouseOnBellSt Sun 12-Jul-15 21:18:00

Skeppers Rubbing Alcohol sounds so 1930s or something....somehow archaic and no longer hat elastic or galoshes.

PtolemysNeedle Sun 12-Jul-15 21:18:46

YANBU, it irritates me too. Especially when it's used by celebrity chefs.

Skeppers Mon 13-Jul-15 07:05:11

Speak for yourself. Hat elastic is a stone-cold necessity in our household! wink

LilyMayViolet Mon 13-Jul-15 07:19:22

Oh god, so do I! "Boozy Brownie recipe".....nooooooo!!!!

TinyManticore Mon 13-Jul-15 07:23:44

Ugh, 'cheeky pint', nothing fucking cheeky about it, unless the glass has a mouth and is swearing at passers by.

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