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Overused Words/Phrases

Are there any phrases and/or words that you think are overused and are starting to bug the heck out of you? The one that is getting on my nerves the most is "curated". For example, "this makeup line was curated by our beauty editor." I just feel it's so over the top and pompous. Also, the word "sweet" instead of "cool". I actually heard a woman who had to be at least 75 years old using it. I laughed so hard I almost fell over.

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"Totes" instead of "totally" and excessively saying "like" in a sentence.

 

What are we, 16 years old (if you are, then all the power to you).

 

I actually find "I can't even" really funny, even though it's overused. 

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Lol, I totes forgot about I can't even Smiley Wink

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TOTES.. ahhh worst one ever!!!

Luv&Lipgloss, Diana

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My friend use to always use the phrase "same difference." It use to confuse me haha

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My friend says that too! I want to correct her so many times:X

<3 Melissa

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I am so sick of hearing fashion or design people calling everything a "marriage" or a "juxtaposition." They go together. We get it.

 

Also, saying everything is "the new" whatever. 

 

And basically every unnecessary abbreviation. Like, really, you have to say resto? Restaurant is too complicated for you? 

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Like,  that's so annoy! image.jpg

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Or "totes adorbs".  That makes me want to throat punch the person who said it.

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I used to say that to my husband to annoy him. hehe Smiley Very Happy

 

Except, I say totes mcgoats adorbs

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You've got a legit point.

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resto lol i haven't heard that one yet 

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When people use the term "totally rad" or "amazeballs" multiple times in the same conversation. I just involuntarily cringe. 

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"Amazeballs" makes me cringe no matter how many times it's been used!

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Just gonna leave this here

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I'm more bothered by misuse of apostrophe's than any phrase's.  <----  Like this (cringing).  Confusing plural and possessive is more annoying.  Not trying to be the grammar police, but I just couldn't think of any phrases that bother me that much Smiley Happy

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omg ye's. (see what I did there?) Smiley Tongue

 

Seriously, it's the worst.

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Or its the worse hehe, I'm annoying myself now Smiley Happy

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The same people who use extra apostrophes tend to ignore commas.  I just want to take the "comma" from the top and move it to the bottom where it's needed.

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"I could care less"

 

Ok, then care less? Or did you mean could not care less? I heard this in a movie recently too and I was surprised by the mistake...unless it was to make the character look stupid.

 

 

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Sounds like it worked lol

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I am guessing it was intentional.  The writer was trying to make the character look dumb.  Works in real life too.

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