Annoying phrases that when uttered should kill the speaker Page 37

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  • RichDC 28 Dec 2016 09:03:09 7,489 posts
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    "Have you climbed Snowdonia?"

    It's Snowdon. The mountain is called Snowdon. Snowdonia is the range. Why do so many people get this wrong!?
  • Deleted user 28 December 2016 09:11:52
    It's like when people say Tannoy instead of public address system
  • DukeSilver 28 Dec 2016 09:13:01 2,275 posts
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    A Frankenstein is a type of zombie.
  • GoatApocalypse 28 Dec 2016 09:29:34 3,041 posts
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    "a bit different"

    Fucking die
  • BigOrkWaaagh 28 Dec 2016 09:45:41 6,417 posts
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    PES_Fanboy wrote:
    "Oh my days"

    Particularly from white middle class pricks in a pretend black London accent
    But what is a black accent though
  • Deleted user 28 December 2016 09:46:19
    You get me blud
  • BigOrkWaaagh 28 Dec 2016 09:52:22 6,417 posts
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    I saw a kid in the school I work at using 'ygm' every other word in an email. It upset me a little bit when I figured out what it meant ygm
  • Deleted user 28 December 2016 09:53:52
    igy
  • RichDC 18 Jan 2017 12:43:32 7,489 posts
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    Trials and pilot schemes are out, and everything is now a 'pathfinder' at work. The latest addition from the corporate speak bods.

    /sigh
  • SweetMrGibs 18 Jan 2017 13:08:45 1,097 posts
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    Not so much a phrase, but when people preface what they're going to say with "Let me be clear:". What it translates to is - 'I'm unable to express my opinion in an eloquent manner and therefore this is my cheap way of demanding your attention. It also makes me sound authoritative and that I know what I'm talking about with minimal effort." Whatever. Fuck off.

    Edited by SweetMrGibs at 13:24:11 18-01-2017
  • Baihu1983 18 Jan 2017 13:16:32 9,015 posts
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    PES_Fanboy wrote:
    You get me blud
    I get you fam
  • DukeSilver 18 Jan 2017 13:18:11 2,275 posts
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    Very much so. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind whatsoever that I am in complete and total agreement with you on this matter.
  • hedben2013 18 Jan 2017 13:34:49 435 posts
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    "Longest pole in the tent" has infected my workplace recently. As in "we need to get more resource on that deliverable because it's the longest pole in the tent (it holds everything up)"

    While we're at it, using "resource" interchangeably with "people"

    And "deliverable"

    Basically my office would be better if no-one ever spoke
  • Sharz 18 Jan 2017 13:44:18 1,664 posts
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    Frankly that sounds horrible,  maybe you should go on a cleansing spree of psychology.  Ie make yourself feel better by murder.
  • Graxlar_v2 18 Jan 2017 13:46:07 7,053 posts
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    Baihu1983 wrote:
    PES_Fanboy wrote:
    You get me blud
    I get you fam
    hearing someone say fam always reminds me of this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ympI2mdABUM
  • urban 18 Jan 2017 13:48:45 12,943 posts
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    @hedben2013 Without being too specific, where do you work? Because I want never to be there.
  • harriselhoff 2 Mar 2017 08:54:38 234 posts
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    Blah blah blah says hi.
  • challenge_hanukkah 2 Mar 2017 09:09:49 4,907 posts
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    Blahdy blah.
  • MilkYMoO 2 Mar 2017 12:15:49 96 posts
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    "Wicked"
  • Jono62 2 Mar 2017 12:18:35 18,127 posts
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    Downsizing to increase efficiency.
  • AceGrace 2 Mar 2017 12:29:57 3,071 posts
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    I sat down with the new HR guy a few weeks ago and he said something so absurd (Something like 'Lets run it up the flagpole and see if the cat will lick it) that I actually couldn't comprehend what he was saying.

    I sat their mouth open staring at him. When he got my attention back I said

    "What the fuck did you just say?"

    Everyone else started laughing.
  • Rodney 2 Mar 2017 12:52:52 3,211 posts
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    There's enough 'annoying phrase' crimes in this video to justify a genocide:

    https://youtu.be/XvrcEjlSDvA
  • Chug666 7 Mar 2017 16:10:16 322 posts
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    Referring to kids as 'little pickle'. When 'pickle' should clearly be 'shit'.
  • RobTheBuilder 7 Mar 2017 22:25:51 6,976 posts
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    "Nintendo should just make games."
  • wobbly_Bob 7 Mar 2017 22:47:56 3,991 posts
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    Saying ledge instead of legend. It's stupid. Just say legend.
  • DutyPedant 7 Mar 2017 23:15:56 191 posts
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    AceGrace wrote:
    I sat down with the new HR guy a few weeks ago and he said something so absurd (Something like 'Lets run it up the flagpole and see if the cat will lick it) that I actually couldn't comprehend what he was saying.
    Jumbo Whiffy lives!
  • DutyPedant 7 Mar 2017 23:16:39 191 posts
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  • cov 7 Mar 2017 23:23:37 1,692 posts
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    recently we have had an infection of... and I don't even want to write it...

    disbenefits

    *sob*

    In one document we have: outcome, deliverable, impact, benefit, and goal
  • ghostgate2001 8 Mar 2017 01:45:11 620 posts
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    At a place where I used to work (which shall remain nameless) I got so pissed off with all the office gibberish I set up Outlook rules to automatically deliver emails containing obnoxious phrases like "going forward" (and many others) directly to the trash folder.

    Funnily enough, even with that little suite of Outlook rules busy auto-binning a good proportion of management emails, I never missed any email that was genuinely important.

    Which proved something that I'd always suspected, i.e. that people who use phrases like that have nothing of any real substance or import to say. They could go on holiday permanently and the company would keep ticking along perfectly well without them.
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