Made-Up Words And Phrases

Made-Up Words And Phrases

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#1 Apr 1, 2013
I was watching CNN the other night and I heard a few commentators use the made-up word, "Intresting". The use of this and other made-up words among so-called intelligent people makes me scratch my head and wonder about the state of the world's intelligence. Other words I have witnessed being used(either on cable television, radio, or the Internet)are: "Conversate" and "Sitting Up There"(when referring to someone who is actually standing).

What kind of made-up words or phrases irk you or make you wonder about certain people's I.Q.'s?

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#2 Apr 1, 2013
You mean like "a couple to a tree"?
Persnickety

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#3 Apr 1, 2013
"Bye-Bye".

Why say it twice? Can't we just say "bye" and be done with it?

Do we say "Hi-Hi" when we greet someone? No, we don't.......or maybe we should? Yeah, I think that's the ticket. From now on I'm going to great people by saying "Hi-Hi".....and see what happens.

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#4 Apr 1, 2013
Nucular!!!

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#5 Apr 1, 2013
ShadyBits wrote:
You mean like "a couple to a tree"?
I have never heard of that expression. What does it mean?

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#6 Apr 1, 2013
Persnickety wrote:
"Bye-Bye".
Why say it twice? Can't we just say "bye" and be done with it?
Do we say "Hi-Hi" when we greet someone? No, we don't.......or maybe we should? Yeah, I think that's the ticket. From now on I'm going to great people by saying "Hi-Hi".....and see what happens.
lmbo... Good one!

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#7 Apr 1, 2013
ShadyBits wrote:
Nucular!!!
lol... I know, right? That's pacifically what I mean.

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#8 Apr 1, 2013
compleX1 wrote:
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I have never heard of that expression. What does it mean?
That's how the locals say "A couple. Two or three." LOL

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