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certain phrases which give me the irrational rage. Anyone else?

(426 Posts)
NolansEpicDressSense Sun 26-Jan-14 19:06:15

'is your husband babysitting?' actually that's not an irrational one. It annoys the fuck out of me.

'I am eating my meal'. No you're not, you're eating your breakfast/dinner/tea/lunch/supper/whatever you want to call it, not your meal. <eal is a horrid word.

'I'm going horse riding'. I don't know why this makes me wince. It's just 'riding'. I find it really grating. This one is irrational, sorry.

'PIN number'. What? Your Personal Identification Number number? That makes no sense whatsoever.



Cheesyslice Sun 26-Jan-14 19:07:47

'With all due respect...'

Any sentence following this fucking annoying caveat is guaranteed to be disrespectful. If you want to be rude, go for it. Don't bother trying to be polite immediately prior.

Chottie Sun 26-Jan-14 19:08:43

I hate 'can I have a lend of?'

and phrases like

he / she was thieving......

bunny boiler

DarrenFox Sun 26-Jan-14 19:09:25

um, you could be riding a bike?

'please may you' upsets me

Coumarin Sun 26-Jan-14 19:09:45

We're mad busy.

It's soul destroying.

Both said by people working in retail referring to an extra person being in the store and someone ruffling up a jumper they folded.

LilyTheSavage Sun 26-Jan-14 19:09:47

The good lady wife, her indoors give me the rage.

RandyRudolf Sun 26-Jan-14 19:09:56

yy to eating my meal. Makes me want to stab them with their bloody fork.

Methe Sun 26-Jan-14 19:10:08

What on earth with the word meal?

I'm eating my meal is a strange turn of phrase but hardly offensive.

I can't stand any sentence with the word belly in it and anyone who says or writes gotten deserves to be garrotted.

JerseySpud Sun 26-Jan-14 19:10:22

'I'm not being horrible but'

'I'm sorry but'

'Sory if i sound rude but'

Coumarin Sun 26-Jan-14 19:10:36

Not exactly a phrase but 'yum' really makes me cringe.

I'm sending out the invites / I got an invite etc - makes me want to poke forks in their eyes.

Methe Sun 26-Jan-14 19:11:04

I missed out two whole words. Impressive!

What's on earth is wrong with the word meal.

Newyearchanger Sun 26-Jan-14 19:11:23

I would of thought that .....


I don't think I have ever heard anybody say, 'I am eating my meal.'

Newyearchanger Sun 26-Jan-14 19:12:00


RandyRudolf Sun 26-Jan-14 19:12:02

'That'll learn you' and 'will you borrow me some money' and 'can I lend some money'.

DarrenFox Sun 26-Jan-14 19:12:19

I can cope with 'yum' but 'yummy' makes me want to peer icily at people over my pince nez and tell them they are no longer 5.

Even if they are 5.

GeraldineFangedVagine Sun 26-Jan-14 19:12:42

I hate 'taking this forward', 'actioning this' and 'brainstorming'.

PacificDogwood Sun 26-Jan-14 19:13:10

"Let me tell you what it is..." when they are phoning me for the service I provide.
Yes, please. Do tell. It helps as my mindreading is really shit.

I don't know why this riles me so much, but it does <defiant>

RandyRudolf Sun 26-Jan-14 19:13:34

Any sentence that ends in 'or'. "Are you coming or..."

Or what????.

PacificDogwood Sun 26-Jan-14 19:14:09

"I am no racist/homophob/sexist, but...."

Yes, dear, you are.

NaturalBlondeYeahRight Sun 26-Jan-14 19:14:13

At the end of the day...

So I turned around and said (always starts the ballerinas off in my head)

Most sentences with the word 'literally' in it. Is it?

Dromedary Sun 26-Jan-14 19:14:18

When your train is cancelled or delayed, etc etc: "We apologise for any inconvenience that may have been caused." Of course inconvenience has been caused, bastards!

Blueberry234 Sun 26-Jan-14 19:14:39

Totes amazeballs
and putting le in front of things like le weep and le cringe

mrspremise Sun 26-Jan-14 19:15:27

somethink = SOMETHING
anythink = ANYTHING

Grrrrrr angry angry angry angry

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