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Forum: General Chat 8th Mar 2007, 11:15
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Re: Most Hated Words

Well, it's obvious, JM, innit? A parrot who's lost all its feathers and gorn right off its seed, could be said to be suffering from polytrauma.

(Sheesh - thought everyone knew that ...)
Forum: General Chat 14th Feb 2007, 11:26
Replies: 436
Views: 38,551
Posted By HP
Re: Most Hated Words

Ah, but I don't live in South Africa. Though very happily will be visiting there in a couple of weeks.

And yes, lots of folk use the word serviette, but that doesn't stop me from disliking it!...
Forum: General Chat 14th Feb 2007, 11:08
Replies: 436
Views: 38,551
Posted By HP
Re: Most Hated Words

No. Not where I come from. A napkin made from cloth is a napkin. A napkin made from paper is a paper napkin. The word, 'serviette' is just too twee and god-awful to ever be used for anything, be it...
Forum: General Chat 14th Feb 2007, 10:40
Replies: 436
Views: 38,551
Posted By HP
Re: Most Hated Words

A confession here, yes, there are words and expressions I don't care for, but usually not enough to throw a hissy fit over - give or take the very odd exception. But I'm inconsistent. If a word or...
Forum: General Chat 12th Feb 2007, 18:40
Replies: 436
Views: 38,551
Posted By HP
Re: Most Hated Words

Boundrylessness? Heck. Gawd help any employees who have a lisp.
Forum: General Chat 11th Jan 2007, 13:33
Replies: 436
Views: 38,551
Posted By HP
Re: Most Hated Words

As ever, late to the party!

Hehehe .. yes, I've heard it before - several times. Though without the roller skates bit. The one folk usually trot out is: "owning a boat is like standing under a...
Forum: General Chat 5th Jan 2007, 22:30
Replies: 436
Views: 38,551
Posted By HP
Re: Most Hated Words

Well, you, obviously! ;-)

Full commizes, though, JM. When we were having some major alterations done to the house, I bought quite a few 'Beautiful Homes' type of mags for decorating ideas and...
Forum: General Chat 4th Jan 2006, 17:57
Replies: 436
Views: 38,551
Posted By HP
Re: Most Hated Words

Dangly bits? Gawd 'elp us, Notty, I truss you're not a lecturer in anything remotely medical ....
Forum: General Chat 4th Jan 2006, 17:29
Replies: 436
Views: 38,551
Posted By HP
Re: Most Hated Words

Instead of boobs, chesticles, anyone? Heard this the other day. It made me laugh and cringe simultaneously .....
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