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To HATE made up new words

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RedHatsDoNotSuitMe Thu 17-Jan-19 11:36:08

Language is supposed to evolve

NicoleNoPants Thu 17-Jan-19 11:35:38

All words are made up. Language is organic.

Fantababy Thu 17-Jan-19 11:33:31

Second brexit. I really hoped that wouldn't catch on when this nonsense all started.

Probably still the least offensive aspect of it mind you.

Smasht Thu 17-Jan-19 11:32:44

Big shamen on the beach?

Smasht Thu 17-Jan-19 11:31:35

Wtf does famalam mean? And kahoonas for that matter.

steff13 Thu 17-Jan-19 11:31:13

All words are made up. And kahuna is actually quite an old Hawaiian word for shaman.

MilkTwoSugarsThanks Thu 17-Jan-19 11:29:11

Shakespeare made up hundreds of new words for which the English language is definitely better for.

Whoever came up with "famalam" should be shot though.

HowlsMovingBungalow Thu 17-Jan-19 11:22:22


YouWereRight Thu 17-Jan-19 11:22:12

But you're thinking/talking about their advert, so it worked.

wannabebetter Thu 17-Jan-19 11:21:01


mommymooo Thu 17-Jan-19 11:20:18

For example the first choice holiday advice go MAHOOSIVE with the family VAYCAYS. BIG KAHOONAHS ON THE BEACH.
oh my god it makes my skin just crawl. Arrgghhh

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