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Let’s be stupid fucking words

I’m Latinx

by Anonymousreply 143January 24, 2023 7:47 PM

misuse of > like and literally

by Anonymousreply 1January 15, 2023 3:42 PM

I'm someone's bussy.

by Anonymousreply 2January 15, 2023 3:45 PM

Slayyyyyy

by Anonymousreply 3January 15, 2023 3:46 PM

Words that now have become stupid, i.e. have lost any of their complexity and are only used in specific contexts:

Problematic

Reimagining

by Anonymousreply 4January 15, 2023 3:47 PM

Acclimate

by Anonymousreply 5January 15, 2023 4:01 PM

ENJOY!

by Anonymousreply 6January 15, 2023 4:01 PM

Woke

by Anonymousreply 7January 15, 2023 4:07 PM

Pressed

Hunty

by Anonymousreply 8January 15, 2023 4:07 PM

Bougie

by Anonymousreply 9January 15, 2023 4:09 PM

Millenials

by Anonymousreply 10January 15, 2023 4:10 PM

Anything a Gen Z says

by Anonymousreply 11January 15, 2023 4:11 PM

Social Media

by Anonymousreply 12January 15, 2023 4:13 PM

Social Distancing

by Anonymousreply 13January 15, 2023 4:13 PM

'Circle back'

by Anonymousreply 14January 15, 2023 4:17 PM

Quiet quitting

Inflection point

GOAT

Fake News

by Anonymousreply 15January 15, 2023 4:17 PM

I'm theybie

by Anonymousreply 16January 15, 2023 4:19 PM

Process, as in "that's part of the process"

by Anonymousreply 17January 15, 2023 4:44 PM

MAGA

by Anonymousreply 18January 15, 2023 4:48 PM

It's a "bop."

🙄

by Anonymousreply 19January 15, 2023 4:54 PM

I’m getting sick of color as in “to put some color on this…”

People use “color” now to mean “add more detail”. It’s a little prissy.

by Anonymousreply 20January 15, 2023 5:05 PM

Cis

by Anonymousreply 21January 15, 2023 5:08 PM

I'm guncle.

by Anonymousreply 22January 15, 2023 5:11 PM

I'm intersectionality.

by Anonymousreply 23January 15, 2023 5:12 PM

prolly

Prolly has six letters. Probably has eight.

What do people do with all that extra time they save by omitting two letters?

by Anonymousreply 24January 15, 2023 5:12 PM

I'm anyways.

by Anonymousreply 25January 15, 2023 5:18 PM

I'm:

"I'm trying to image that."

You mean...IMAGINE????!!!!

Fucking idiots.

by Anonymousreply 26January 15, 2023 5:21 PM

I’m unbox or unwrap, as in “there’s a lot to unbox here.”

by Anonymousreply 27January 15, 2023 5:27 PM

'Button up' or 'zipper up' :

"To button up what you're saying, I just want to add..."

Alyssa and Sara on 'The View' say this often, and Meghan McCain used to say this phrase all the time. Please make it go away.

by Anonymousreply 28January 15, 2023 5:38 PM

Non-binary

by Anonymousreply 29January 15, 2023 5:48 PM

Unpack

by Anonymousreply 30January 15, 2023 5:48 PM

Posthaste.

Indubitably.

Egads.

Gadzooks.

Rapscallion.

Zounds.

Hoosegow.

Dork.

Shiner.

by Anonymousreply 31January 15, 2023 5:51 PM

"Gift" as a verb. There was a perfectly good word for that, "give." wtf?

by Anonymousreply 32January 15, 2023 5:52 PM

R26 "prolly" is so dumb and renders its user too stupid to talk to and makes me use the ignore feature. How fucking lazy are they?

by Anonymousreply 33January 15, 2023 5:52 PM

Same with "dunno".

by Anonymousreply 34January 15, 2023 5:53 PM

R31, are you posting from the 1950s?

by Anonymousreply 35January 15, 2023 5:53 PM

Sorry, I mixed my threads. That was meant for "Words you don't hear anymore."

Either way. Many of the words I listed are stupid fucking words.

by Anonymousreply 36January 15, 2023 6:00 PM

Agree, and ironically I was going to ask if you meant to post that in the other thread but didn’t.

Funny both ways.

by Anonymousreply 37January 15, 2023 6:05 PM

Clap back.

by Anonymousreply 38January 15, 2023 7:03 PM

Onboarding

by Anonymousreply 39January 15, 2023 9:17 PM

When people text back just "K." Takes me back to the days of my passive aggressive ex.

by Anonymousreply 40January 15, 2023 9:38 PM

Curate.

It's your closet, not a fucking museum.

by Anonymousreply 41January 15, 2023 9:45 PM

“Narrative” bothers me.

It used to be okay, but it’s everywhere now and very irritating to me.

by Anonymousreply 42January 15, 2023 9:50 PM

Not a word, a phrase that must die. Though circle back is starting to replace it:

Let's put a pin in that (thought, idea, discussion).

Cloth, voodoo dolls, balloons, brooches and dreams. That is where pins belong.

by Anonymousreply 43January 15, 2023 9:51 PM

Myself.

Only because it’s so over used and very frequently incorrectly.

There’s nothing wrong with ‘me.’

by Anonymousreply 44January 15, 2023 9:53 PM

r43 don't forget bulletin boards. I think that may be the genesis of the phrase, but it's still annoying.

by Anonymousreply 45January 15, 2023 9:55 PM

My: fine

Truth: fine

My truth: Anyone using this, a grease fire awaits you.

by Anonymousreply 46January 15, 2023 10:02 PM

Kiddo, doggo, hubs. Mommy forums are my nightmare.

by Anonymousreply 47January 15, 2023 10:03 PM

OH god YES r47! YES! And the DD, DS, DH, etc. Shoot all of those dumb bitches into space.

Doggo bothers me the most but it's a close race.

by Anonymousreply 48January 15, 2023 10:07 PM

Furbabies.

The phrase "thoughts and prayers" with 🙏 thrown in.

by Anonymousreply 49January 15, 2023 10:15 PM

I’m my “lived experience”

by Anonymousreply 50January 15, 2023 10:19 PM

Ebonics

by Anonymousreply 51January 15, 2023 10:25 PM

Had came, had wrote etc. instead of had come, had written. It's way too common for something that sounds so dumb.

by Anonymousreply 52January 15, 2023 10:27 PM

adorbs

by Anonymousreply 53January 15, 2023 10:28 PM

Had ate, r52.

(Another one.)

by Anonymousreply 54January 15, 2023 10:28 PM

eating they box

by Anonymousreply 55January 15, 2023 10:34 PM

Let's be a stupid, crooked ass faced, cunt

Offsite Link
by Anonymousreply 56January 15, 2023 10:34 PM

Nepo babies

by Anonymousreply 57January 15, 2023 10:42 PM

Tryna

Ima

by Anonymousreply 58January 15, 2023 10:45 PM

CIS.

by Anonymousreply 59January 15, 2023 10:46 PM

Chest Feeding

by Anonymousreply 60January 15, 2023 11:25 PM

People who menstruate, to build on r60

by Anonymousreply 61January 15, 2023 11:29 PM

Problematic

by Anonymousreply 62January 15, 2023 11:33 PM

If we can say phrases:

Let that sink in.

by Anonymousreply 63January 15, 2023 11:35 PM

'Literally when it means 'figuratively.'

by Anonymousreply 64January 15, 2023 11:36 PM

I’m kiddo

by Anonymousreply 65January 15, 2023 11:41 PM

Crushing on

by Anonymousreply 66January 15, 2023 11:42 PM

"Cringe" and "Creepy"

EVERYTHING is 'cringe' and 'creepy' to Zoomers and Millennial. They need a new word to describe people and things they are not familiar with.

by Anonymousreply 67January 16, 2023 12:20 AM

Sus

by Anonymousreply 68January 16, 2023 3:09 AM

Blatinx Husbear

by Anonymousreply 69January 16, 2023 3:17 AM

Gurl

Pivot

Space, when used to describe the career category you are in " I worked in the Marketing "space " ."

Unhoused

Underrepresented Groups

Intimate Partner Violence

Differently Abled

Hygienic ( when used in laundry detergent commercials trying to imply "sanitary " which are to different things )

by Anonymousreply 70January 16, 2023 3:25 AM

[quote]which are to different things

Oh, dear!

by Anonymousreply 71January 16, 2023 3:28 AM

I'm Forever Home

by Anonymousreply 72January 16, 2023 3:29 AM

Or worse, furever home.

by Anonymousreply 73January 16, 2023 3:34 AM

Comfort Zone

by Anonymousreply 74January 16, 2023 3:44 AM

Food insecure. It's fucking HUNGRY, don't try to make it sound less than it is.

by Anonymousreply 75January 16, 2023 3:56 AM

R75- I agree. All of the media in the USA seems to use that nowadays. That sounds like a phrase that was started by some FRAU at the NYT.

by Anonymousreply 76January 16, 2023 4:04 AM

ECONOMIC DOWNTURN has replace the word recession in the media.

by Anonymousreply 77January 16, 2023 4:05 AM

I'm "mouthfeel"

by Anonymousreply 78January 16, 2023 10:23 AM

"Ratchet"

by Anonymousreply 79January 16, 2023 10:29 AM

Misinformation and disinformation.

by Anonymousreply 80January 16, 2023 12:30 PM

reaching out as in Thank you for reaching out in reply to an email. I wrote it, I didn't extend my hand to you.

by Anonymousreply 81January 16, 2023 12:42 PM

So, R80, are you triggered by what's characterized as 'misinformation' and 'disinformation'? These words wouldn't have become part of the national discourse if there weren't so many people spreading it around.

by Anonymousreply 82January 16, 2023 12:50 PM

Read a new one today in my city councilwoman's email: "traffic violence" to describe a woman being hit and killed by a truck. Yes, she is a progressive/democratic socialist so she commits a lot of vocabulary violence.

by Anonymousreply 83January 16, 2023 5:37 PM

That’s LITERAL VIOLENCE!!

by Anonymousreply 84January 16, 2023 5:49 PM

Please call me as soon as you get this message. I always found the as soon as you get this message redundant. As opposed to please call me 30 minutes after you get this message.

by Anonymousreply 85January 16, 2023 7:19 PM

Cheugy

Offsite Link
by Anonymousreply 86January 16, 2023 7:33 PM

Impacted.

Affected is a perfectly fine word. Why not use it?

by Anonymousreply 87January 16, 2023 11:27 PM

Sus or adorbs. Those words irritate the hell out of me.

by Anonymousreply 88January 17, 2023 12:50 AM

Totes, R88

by Anonymousreply 89January 17, 2023 1:42 AM

Sea-change.

Oh, fcuking YES: Sea-change!?!!

by Anonymousreply 90January 17, 2023 1:46 AM

Creepy comes in handy as there are Alot of creepy people out there.

by Anonymousreply 91January 17, 2023 4:26 AM

I could care less

by Anonymousreply 92January 17, 2023 1:35 PM

Nothingburger

Filibuster

Gerrymander

by Anonymousreply 93January 17, 2023 1:38 PM

Price point.

No, idiot, you mean price. Don’t try to sound important.

by Anonymousreply 94January 17, 2023 11:10 PM

SLAW

instead of Cole Slaw

by Anonymousreply 95January 18, 2023 12:50 AM

Frisco.

by Anonymousreply 96January 18, 2023 12:52 AM

Delusional.

If ever a word has been overused in the past decade, and lost all sense of meaning, it has to be DELUSIONAL. Please make it stop !

Not every person who disagrees with you is 'delusional'.

by Anonymousreply 97January 19, 2023 2:29 AM

cis

by Anonymousreply 98January 19, 2023 3:36 AM

LGBTQIA+

by Anonymousreply 99January 19, 2023 3:44 AM

"Tie this conversation up and wrap a bow around it."

Willie Geist said this again this morning on 'Morning Joe'. As bad as 'button up what you said' and 'zipper up what we're talking about'.

by Anonymousreply 100January 19, 2023 1:53 PM

Savvy

by Anonymousreply 101January 19, 2023 2:39 PM

Adulting

by Anonymousreply 102January 20, 2023 1:32 AM

hoo-ha and va-jay-jay.

by Anonymousreply 103January 20, 2023 1:34 AM

Hootenanny

by Anonymousreply 104January 20, 2023 1:48 AM

Let's not get OVER OUR SKIS.

by Anonymousreply 105January 20, 2023 1:52 AM

"at the end of the day"

by Anonymousreply 106January 20, 2023 2:01 AM

Queer

by Anonymousreply 107January 20, 2023 2:03 AM

It is what it is.

(To which I always respond, 'But does it have to be? Why can't there be change?')

by Anonymousreply 108January 20, 2023 2:04 AM

And you are ....?

by Anonymousreply 109January 20, 2023 2:06 AM

My truth. BIPOC

by Anonymousreply 110January 20, 2023 3:04 AM

It's all good.

by Anonymousreply 111January 20, 2023 3:05 AM

"What you said is SUPER RUDE and SUPER OFFENSIVE!"

by Anonymousreply 112January 20, 2023 3:07 AM

I'm I did a thing, I was today years old, about last night, girl dad, chef's kiss,

by Anonymousreply 113January 20, 2023 3:07 AM

I'm "invite" used as a noun in place of "invitation." All the very best yokels use me: "I done sent the invites, Ma!"

by Anonymousreply 114January 20, 2023 3:18 AM

R114 lol

by Anonymousreply 115January 20, 2023 3:30 AM

Newbie

by Anonymousreply 116January 20, 2023 3:56 AM

Spirit animal

by Anonymousreply 117January 20, 2023 4:02 AM

YUMMY!

by Anonymousreply 118January 20, 2023 4:16 AM

What’s the TEA?

Get some serious COIN.

by Anonymousreply 119January 20, 2023 4:17 AM

Queer

by Anonymousreply 120January 20, 2023 4:18 AM

These made up pronouns.

Offsite Link
by Anonymousreply 121January 20, 2023 4:18 AM

Labels

by Anonymousreply 122January 20, 2023 6:05 AM

Veggies

by Anonymousreply 123January 20, 2023 6:51 AM

No problem

by Anonymousreply 124January 20, 2023 7:02 AM

Birthday month.

by Anonymousreply 125January 20, 2023 7:06 AM

I'm triggered by people who lie r82. Those words were made up to cover up lies in the media. Similar to "fact check" which never actually checks the facts.

by Anonymousreply 126January 20, 2023 2:15 PM

Let's be stupid fucking people.

You still have a tRump/pence sign in your front yard.

by Anonymousreply 127January 20, 2023 2:25 PM

Spill the tea.

Reading the tea leaves.

Slippery slope.

by Anonymousreply 128January 20, 2023 4:33 PM

Gender

by Anonymousreply 129January 20, 2023 4:39 PM

Let's table that

by Anonymousreply 130January 20, 2023 5:10 PM

[quote]R126: Those words were made up to cover up lies in the media. Similar to "fact check" which never actually checks the facts.

How do the words 'misinformation' and 'disinformation' 𝑐𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑟 𝑢𝑝 "lies in the media"? Seems to me that identifying 'misinformation' and 'disinformation' would tend to expose it.

Give an example of what you mean by "lies in the media", or something you think is ill-served by characterizing it as 'misinformation' or 'disinformation.'

by Anonymousreply 131January 20, 2023 5:13 PM

Out in these streets

by Anonymousreply 132January 20, 2023 5:21 PM

Unhoused

by Anonymousreply 133January 20, 2023 5:24 PM

You're behind the times r127. I've had my Trump/DeSantis flag for almost two years now. R131, what doesn't the MSM lie about? Those are nonsense words for stupid people. Didn't they make them up around the same time the Trump derangement syndrome started?

by Anonymousreply 134January 20, 2023 9:34 PM

He’s a genius.

by Anonymousreply 135January 20, 2023 9:54 PM

I'm just living my truth on my "journey".

by Anonymousreply 136January 20, 2023 11:08 PM

Elon

by Anonymousreply 137January 21, 2023 1:37 AM

Taking my power back

Breaking down barriers

Breaking stigmas

by Anonymousreply 138January 21, 2023 2:42 AM

Slayyy. Mothers

by Anonymousreply 139January 21, 2023 11:59 PM

'No there there'.

'Nothingburger'.

by Anonymousreply 140January 22, 2023 5:18 PM

A medical episode. It's not a TV show.

by Anonymousreply 141January 22, 2023 10:36 PM

Marinate.

"Let this idea marinate for a while and then we'll come back to it."

Ideas don't soak in a marinade like beef does.

by Anonymousreply 142January 24, 2023 7:33 PM

“I identify as a cheesecake.”

by Anonymousreply 143January 24, 2023 7:47 PM
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