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Old 12-12-2011, 05:35 AM
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Some repeats.......
Paradigm, Make it pop, downsizing, drink the kool aid, ballpark figure, going forward, outside the box, Facetime, Bring to the table,break thru the clutter, It sends a message, sending a message, on the same page, I'm good, I'm good to go, brick and mortar, mashup, real time, workflow, best in class.
And: Answering your own question in a sentence......"Do I think it's a bad idea, well yes" etc.........
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"pretty amazing"
Old 12-12-2011, 07:42 AM
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....tell me about it.
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"the cloud"
Old 12-12-2011, 08:38 AM
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"What it boils down to" or "the upshot is" (If you thought I couldn't figure out your point on my own, why did you waste my time with the b.s. beforehand?)

" have a blessed day" (are you blessing me?? Are you clergy? please stop or you'll get kicked in the nads)

"...our Lord... " (you mean YOUR Lord....don't automatically include me in your religion...I may have a different Lord)

"I'm letting that un-thaw" (hear this too often, but wonder how something will freeze while sitting out?)

" Excuse me sir, but I am stranded and need thirty-seven cents for bus fare" ( I usually like to tell these douches that it must be our lord's will, and to have a blessed day)
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"at the end of the day". Burns my ass
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Originally Posted by the_gooch View Post
"at the end of the day". Burns my ass
How much is left after I say"at the end of the day?"
Old 12-12-2011, 08:56 AM
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"Whatnot"
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Originally Posted by I Love Beer View Post
"Whatnot"
You will busy kicking a lot of nads down here with that one.
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that's not in our swimlane
Old 12-12-2011, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Snapper Head View Post
That's neither here nor there, but be that as it may we must remain resolute in our shared commitment to the optics that have lighted the way to a more robust and synergistic unit, creating critical mass via sound structure and a collective open mind.

I should be slapped for being able to write that.


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AL that is gorgeous I plan on using that line on our week call with worthless grumman! They will probably increase my contract when I tell them that line
Old 12-12-2011, 09:38 AM
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5 pages and no one has mentioned my #1 pet peeve with American speech these days??

"REALLY?"

No, I'm lying to you, douchebag!! It's EVERYWHERE and EVERYBODY uses it as some mock incredulous adjective. STOP IT NOW, DOUCHEBAGS!

Example: "I went into Starbucks and got a foo-foo freaking latte and the cream on top was flat. Really???"

Even hear it on talk radio now. Get over yourselves. It seems to have replaced my other hated word -- "Like". Like, you know, like.... GAAAAAHHHHH!!!!
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"That's what she said!" followed by obnoxious fake laughter.
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Originally Posted by r.waddill View Post
AL that is gorgeous I plan on using that line on our week call with worthless grumman! They will probably increase my contract when I tell them that line
I smell royalties, or commission.


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Originally Posted by FloatinChecks View Post
"That's what she said!" followed by obnoxious fake laughter.
I do that when I tell my wife jokes that I know she will think are stupid and she hates it,,,
Old 12-12-2011, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Dulcecita Lures View Post
5 pages and no one has mentioned my #1 pet peeve with American speech these days??

"REALLY?"

No, I'm lying to you, douchebag!! It's EVERYWHERE and EVERYBODY uses it as some mock incredulous adjective. STOP IT NOW, DOUCHEBAGS!

Example: "I went into Starbucks and got a foo-foo freaking latte and the cream on top was flat. Really???"

Even hear it on talk radio now. Get over yourselves. It seems to have replaced my other hated word -- "Like". Like, you know, like.... GAAAAAHHHHH!!!!
or "seriously"

it is what it is
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Have a blessed day = Beware! I am going to try to screw you out of something while distracting you with my faith and piousness. When I hear it I feel like the person that said it should have just tried to pick my pocket and saved us a wasted conversation.
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Have a GOOD ONE!


A good one WHAT???;? b.j?



I AXED YOU sumthin?
I toad YOU dis!

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I think the phrase: "guess what? I'm really not a woman!!" deserves a kick in the nads....

Disclaimer: theoretical excercise...I have never actually heard it said
Old 12-12-2011, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Limbofish View Post
Some repeats.......
Paradigm, Make it pop, downsizing, drink the kool aid, ballpark figure, going forward, outside the box, Facetime, Bring to the table,break thru the clutter, It sends a message, sending a message, on the same page, I'm good, I'm good to go, brick and mortar, mashup, real time, workflow, best in class.
And: Answering your own question in a sentence......"Do I think it's a bad idea, well yes" etc.........
Most people in business won't be a able to talk daily if you removed all of these.

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