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Re: heard it all now....

Post by andyd » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:49 am

ollyw wrote:
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I would say my biggest pet hate is “I was like...”. It is absolutely everywhere. I’ve noticed if you chew gum you are particularly prone to it.

Example being “Tanyaaaaahhh kissed my boyfriend, I was like well angry..” etc

I’ve noticed the beeb news online quoting people who say it, hardly helps to educate the nation. I didn’t get an A in English but this says to me who’s illiterate. :speakenglish:

You weren’t like anything. You were angry!

As for the bands, now you sound like old farts!
Like is now used as a comma or a 'filler' to give time to think ahead of the next word. Really annoying!!

Old Fart is ok with me :wave:

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by Peter-S » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:09 am

As another old fart I go along with most of the above :)

We had a girl in my office a few years ago who, when relating stories, would say "so I turned round and said ... " (sorry about the ellipsis!)
She must have been dizzy from the number of times she turn around in a conversation with her mates.

And another recent stupid phrase: "My Bad". Oh dear!
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Re: heard it all now....

Post by pbar » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:11 am

Peter-S wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:09 am
"so I turned round and said ... " (sorry about the ellipsis!)
That use is correct, full marks Peter :)

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by andyd » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:03 pm

pbar wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:11 am
Peter-S wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:09 am
"so I turned round and said ... " (sorry about the ellipsis!)
That use is correct, full marks Peter :)
Decode this Paul :D
..-. --- .-. -.. / -.-. .- .--. .-. .. .----. ... / .- .-. . / --. .-. . .- -

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by pbar » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:08 pm

andyd wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:03 pm

Decode this Paul :D
..-. --- .-. -.. / -.-. .- .--. .-. .. .----. ... / .- .-. . / --. .-. . .- -
Ford Capri's Are Great :)

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by andyd » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:09 pm

pbar wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:08 pm
andyd wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:03 pm

Decode this Paul :D
..-. --- .-. -.. / -.-. .- .--. .-. .. .----. ... / .- .-. . / --. .-. . .- -
Ford Capri's Are Great :)
PMSL :xd: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by stevemarl » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:33 pm

pbar wrote:
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Ford Capri's Are Great :)
Whoa , wait just one cotton-pickin` minute! All the argey-bargey about ellipsis, aposiopesis dots here dots there - and look - an apostrophe in the plural form of a noun!!! I`m... speechless. :D

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by andyd » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:41 pm

stevemarl wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:33 pm
pbar wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:08 pm

Ford Capri's Are Great :)
Whoa , wait just one cotton-pickin` minute! All the argey-bargey about ellipsis, aposiopesis dots here dots there - and look - an apostrophe in the plural form of a noun!!! I`m... speechless. :D
:sorry: That was my mistake putting the apostrophe in.

Punctuation was never a strong point :oops:

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by stevemarl » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:45 pm

Alright, look you seem like a nice guy so, you know, we`ll just pretend it never happened. This time. :lol: :lol: :lol:

(Tell you what I`ve learnt something, I had NO idea they had punctuation in morse, never occurred to me. See, you live you learn, thanks! )

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by stevemarl » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:25 pm

Just accidentally watched a bit of Judge Rinder and a woman is accusing another woman of defamation because she`s `literally destroyed me` on facebook.
Incidentally, does anyone know what is the purpose of this program? I mean, typically, A lent B £1000, B has fallen on hard times and can`t pay, Judgement favours A and awards him £1000. B is still skint, still can`t pay so what IS the point? JR can`t send him to Debtor`s prison or whatever and you can`t get blood out of a stone so, it`s just completely futile. People taking their own family to court just to get on TV. Bah, humbug!

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by andyd » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:53 pm

stevemarl wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:45 pm
Alright, look you seem like a nice guy so, you know, we`ll just pretend it never happened. This time. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Jolly nice of you to say so old bean :)

stevemarl wrote:
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(Tell you what I`ve learnt something, I had NO idea they had punctuation in morse, never occurred to me. See, you live you learn, thanks! )
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stevemarl wrote:
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Just accidentally watched a bit of Judge Rinder
My respect for admitting to that :lol:

Crap just like Jeremy Kyle was and most other daytime programmes. As you say, anything to get on T/V :roll:

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by ollyw » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:23 am

Peter-S wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:09 am

We had a girl in my office a few years ago who, when relating stories, would say "so I turned round and said ... " (sorry about the ellipsis!)
She must have been dizzy from the number of times she turn around in a conversation with her mates.
:lol: haha! I knew someone who spoke that way , I told her to stop turning round so much or she’d fall over.

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by Peter-S » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:09 am

stevemarl wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:33 pm
- and look - an apostrophe in the plural form of a noun!!! I`m... speechless. :D
As a chap who will perhaps 'appreciate' this one I've just been reading a letter to a client from Head of Operations at Teachers' Pensions that twice says:
"If you've got any queries"

Clearly a grasp of grammar was not a pre-requisite for this post!
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Re: heard it all now....

Post by stevemarl » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:31 am

TBH Peter I had to think about that myself - it`s in such common usage you don`t really notice it. I suppose you could argue that that`s how language evolves. It`s still wrong though.
Come to think of it, I remember when my `sort of adopted son` was at primary school, a teacher `corrected` his spelling of cupboard. She removed the P.

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:46 am

Peter-S wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:09 am
I've just been reading a letter to a client from Head of Operations at Teachers' Pensions that twice says:
"If you've got any queries"
I usually receive e-mails with comments such as "If you've got any queries, please direct them to myself"....

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by timfromull » Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:00 pm

What about 'when'?
Since when did we start a sentence with when?
Example:
" I went to the fridge but I'd run out of beer"
"WHEN you go to the fridge and you've run out of beer"
Don't get me started on the % 110 :speakenglish:

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by mgentry90 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:55 pm

I take it you're all fans of the only way is Essex and that garbage then? Haha

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by Paul G » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:48 am

Peter-S wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:09 am
stevemarl wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:33 pm
- and look - an apostrophe in the plural form of a noun!!! I`m... speechless. :D
As a chap who will perhaps 'appreciate' this one I've just been reading a letter to a client from Head of Operations at Teachers' Pensions that twice says:
"If you've got any queries"

Clearly a grasp of grammar was not a pre-requisite for this post!
Are you still allowed to say "queries"? I'm surprised the PC band hasn't banned it and made it law to say "have you got any questions" instead.

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Re: heard it all now....

Post by Peter-S » Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:54 am

Paul G wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:48 am
Peter-S wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:09 am
stevemarl wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:33 pm
- and look - an apostrophe in the plural form of a noun!!! I`m... speechless. :D
As a chap who will perhaps 'appreciate' this one I've just been reading a letter to a client from Head of Operations at Teachers' Pensions that twice says:
"If you've got any queries"

Clearly a grasp of grammar was not a pre-requisite for this post!
Are you still allowed to say "queries"? I'm surprised the PC band hasn't banned it and made it law to say "have you got any questions" instead.
Only time Paul. I see that Fireman Sam has been banned from Brigade promo material for being too male so ... :roll:
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Re: heard it all now....

Post by andyd » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:15 am

Peter-S wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:54 am
Paul G wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:48 am
Peter-S wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:09 am


As a chap who will perhaps 'appreciate' this one I've just been reading a letter to a client from Head of Operations at Teachers' Pensions that twice says:
"If you've got any queries"

Clearly a grasp of grammar was not a pre-requisite for this post!
Are you still allowed to say "queries"? I'm surprised the PC band hasn't banned it and made it law to say "have you got any questions" instead.
Only time Paul. I see that Fireman Sam has been banned from Brigade promo material for being too male so ... :roll:
It's all PC b*****ks! You can't force anyone into a job they don't want to do.

Maybe women don't want to be in the fire service as much as men don't want to do nail extensions.

Now a version of Monopoly that lets women win more money :swear: That's not equality!!

A handfull of do gooders and 1000s have to adjust to accept their opinions :doh:

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