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what word annoys you?

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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:27
GRUB, I just cant stand this word to describe food.
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EW EXPERT
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:32
"Kid" For some inexplicable reason, "kids" doesn't worry me, but "My kid ..." just irritates me.
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EW EXPERT
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:38
I hate the word "Bab". I also don't like being referred to as "Darling".
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EW EXPERT
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:39
i hate being refereed to as "sister" and i also hate the word "revert" Also Kid - what are they baby goats????
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EW MASTER
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:39
Sweetie as in "Hi Sweetie". Ugh! Sounds so fake and insincere.
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EW MASTER
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:45
When you're dealing with people and they answer you saying 'My dear' .... its completely insincere and rude. seems to be a very common Dubai thing, never had it said to me anywhere else in the world. <em>edited by Di@DXB on 03/11/2011</em>
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EW GURU
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:50
"Kid" For some inexplicable reason, "kids" doesn't worry me, but "My kid ..." just irritates me. Same here. "My kid" sounds like you don't love them somehow :(
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EW GURU
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:51
I can't bear it when people use ''nom nom'' when talking about food!
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EW MASTER
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:55
Babe....
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 08:55
Foe me it is an arabic word "Maalesh" that means something like nevermind. I also hate Crimbo : a slang word for christmas, Barbie for BBQ.....why not use the proper word.
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EW GURU
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 09:02
The phrase, "going forward" used about non-business stuff
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EW EXPLORER
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 09:05
When you're dealing with people and they say 'My dear' its completely insincere and rude. Exactly!!
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EW GURU
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 09:09
Foe me it is an arabic word "Maalesh" that means something like nevermind. I also hate Crimbo : a slang word for christmas, Barbie for BBQ.....why not use the proper word. "Barbie" is Australian slang, we shorten anything and everything, very lazy! It should only annoy you if non-Aussies are using it!!
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EW EXPLORER
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 09:13
Inshallah Beautiful word ... but when you say "Inshallah I would meet you at 3:00 pm", "Inshallah your tap would stop leaking" it just annoys the **** out of me. Grrrrr
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EW GURU
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 09:26
"tell me" :\:
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EW MASTER
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 09:26
"tell me" :\: Haha YES i sooooo agree
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EW GURU
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 09:32
let's see, specific to Dubai, the most annoying abuse of the English language ever: -do the needful -the same, the same, the same (till you turn blue in the face) -the same the above (a variation on the same theme) -to intimate something -abusing 'the' -abusing apostrophe 's
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EW NEWBIE
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 09:46
Misuse and overuse of the word 'avail' drives me potty - eg radio adverts telling you to 'avail an offer' Grrrrr!
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EW NEWBIE
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 10:20
Babe.... and Hun <em>edited by hilbos on 03/11/2011</em>
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EW EXPERT
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 10:35
I hate it when people say ' at the end of the day' !!!!!!!!!!!!! arrrrrrraaaahhh !
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EW EXPLORER
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 10:39
Chill or Chillax or the like when used in response to someone's genuinely difficult situation. For example, when I was trying to get out of a mad, abusive, empty marriage and hit roadblocks that meant further delays or possibly the divorce not coming thru and a good friend's response would be 'Chill'
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EW EXPLORER
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 10:52
I can't bear it when people use ''nom nom'' when talking about food! Was just reading this word on a friends facebook page - it drives me mad as well!
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EW GURU
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 11:07
"YES, MAAAAAAAAAAAAAM................"[url=http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys.php'>[img'>http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-angry021.gif[/img'>[/url'>
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EW EXPLORER
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 11:07
MaaaaamSiiiiiiir Simsim - erything simsim maaaam
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EW NEWBIE
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 11:15
'Gift' used as a verb rather than a noun grrrrr
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EW OLDHAND
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 11:26
Inshallah Beautiful word ... but when you say "Inshallah I would meet you at 3:00 pm", "Inshallah your tap would stop leaking" it just annoys the **** out of me. Grrrrr Same. Also "Madam" and "Babe"
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EW GURU
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 11:29
When sales staff say "for a while", instead of asking me to wait for a minute or two. "do you have this T-shirt in blue?" "for a while maaaaam"
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EW NEWBIE
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 11:30
I hate it when people say ' at the end of the day' !!!!!!!!!!!!! arrrrrrraaaahhh ! I agree hahahahah
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EW GURU
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 11:38
When sales staff say "for a while", instead of asking me to wait for a minute or two. "do you have this T-shirt in blue?" "for a while maaaaam" Isn't this more of a language issue?
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EW NEWBIE
Latest post on 03 November 2011 - 11:39
I can't bear it when people use ''nom nom'' when talking about food! Was just reading this word on a friends facebook page - it drives me mad as well! Pardon my ignorance...is that a word in some language? ETA...Oh as in the sound? <em>edited by nnair on 03/11/2011</em>
 

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