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It used to be have a nice day. Now in the South it seems to be have a blessed day or Have a good one.

I called the Navy Base the other day. The voice mail said have a fine Navy day! Not irritating but different.
 
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Annoying phrases that irk you

^^^ This one, because it's redundant. Razz






 
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It used to be have a nice day. Now in the South it seems to be have a blessed day or Have a good one.

I called the Navy Base the other day. The voice mail said have a fine Navy day! Not irritating but different.


Oh, GAWD I hated that one. If you heard it coming out from under MY mustache, you could cut the sarcasm with a knife.

The only one that twisted my knickers any tighter was "There are no problems, there are only opportunities to excel!"

Bull. Shit. Calling a problem an opportunity doesn't change the fact that it's a problem.

"There are no problems" eh? Fine. Then YOU deal with it, fuckstick!
 
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corrected title to be less redundant. LOL
 
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Have a good one.
The girl at the Publix checkout register gave me that one the other day.

I had enough control over my mouth to refrain from replying, "My wife says I have a great one."



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Have a good one.
The girl at the Publix checkout register gave me that one the other day.

I had enough control over my mouth to refrain from replying, "My wife says I have a great one."


Must be a geographical thing. It's very normal to say have a good one in Michigan. It's pretty much the standard for when you are leaving a place and saying goodbye.
 
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Calling a problem an opportunity doesn't change the fact that it's a problem.


Hehe, and calling a failure, "opportunity lost", doesn't make it less of a failure.




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Have a good one.
The girl at the Publix checkout register gave me that one the other day.

I had enough control over my mouth to refrain from replying, "My wife says I have a great one."
Must be a geographical thing. It's very normal to say have a good one in Michigan. It's pretty much the standard for when you are leaving a place and saying goodbye.
It used to be "Have a good day." Several years ago it seemed to morph into "Have a good one."

I don't know why, but I find that to be annoying. Have a "good one?" A good what? What is the "one" to which we are referring?

"Have a good day" (or evening, or morning, etc.) is clear. "Have a good one" seems like lazy speech to me. I don't like it. One of these days, I will not control my mouth and the reference to my great one will slip out.



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There's no such thing as a stupid question.

Sorry I have heard some pretty stupid questions.


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It is what it is.
 
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It is what it is.


I usually reply, "It's not what it's not."


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My pet peeve lately has been people ending questions with a trailing-off "or?" As in, "Would you like spaghetti for dinner, or...?", "Do you eat your pancakes with syrup, or...?" When I am feeling like being a jerk, I will reply, "or what"? I cannot pinpoint when this way of asking a question started, but it drives me straight up the wall.
 
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It is what it is.


Absolutely.

Excuse me? when said Rhetorically.


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Verbal argument. I suppose you could argue with sign language or semaphore.....
 
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"Rate of speed"

What the hell is that? An acceleration?


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"I know right"
 
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Stay woke



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A minute.

As in, "Man, I ain't seen you in a minute."

Never heard if before last week, and now it's been at least once a day in TV shows, youtube, etc.


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"Rate of speed"

What the hell is that? An acceleration?


That sort of official-speak drives me crazy. It is often used by lesser officials to make what they say seem more important or precise. However, "He was driving at a high rate of speed," says nothing that "He was driving fast" does not.




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Two that annoy me greatly I hear on TV cooking shows and home renovation shows:

"Flavor profile". This steak has a complex flavor profile. Ugh, can we just say it tastes good?

and

"The space". I love this space and how the flow of the space really works with the overall space. Ugh, can't you just say I love this room?


 
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