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bigmonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-16-05 10:49 AM
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15. "Lead a productive life"
As if all human beings are for is to produce things. Why not say "lead a good life"?
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  -What words and phrases do you hate? ih8thegop  Jan-16-05 10:07 AM   #0 
  - "Republican" I really hate that word.  ET Awful   Jan-16-05 10:12 AM   #1 
  - 'nuff said.  RC   Jan-16-05 10:13 AM   #2 
  - "outside the box"----used to denote original, innovative...  cruadin   Jan-16-05 10:14 AM   #3 
  - Along with all other management speak nonsense  tjwmason   Jan-16-05 02:18 PM   #47 
  - Anyone who uses "outside the box" is firmly planted IN The Box.  mcscajun   Jan-16-05 08:28 PM   #51 
     - "State of the Art"  NoStinkinBadges   Jan-17-05 08:15 PM   #101 
  - You Know  Upfront   Jan-16-05 10:14 AM   #4 
  - "venue" and the misuse of "hopefully"  kenzee13   Jan-16-05 10:17 AM   #5 
  - "Git 'er done"  Coventina   Jan-16-05 10:20 AM   #6 
  - I Concur with this...  Ekirh   Jan-16-05 10:22 AM   #7 
  - Oh yes that drives me crazy!  smbolisnch   Jan-16-05 10:34 AM   #13 
  - yeah, when will the rednecks quit, huh?  Cooper   Jan-16-05 01:59 PM   #41 
  - "My fellow Americans..."  Shipwack   Jan-16-05 10:22 AM   #8 
  - "Dear Baby Jesus"  Tweed   Jan-16-05 10:23 AM   #9 
  - I can honestly say that I have never heard anyone say that...  Reverend_Smitty   Jan-16-05 11:27 AM   #22 
  - Meme. Sorry....  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jan-16-05 10:25 AM   #10 
  - I second that.  Hoping4Change   Jan-16-05 11:42 AM   #25 
     - I'll third it n/t  LDS Jock   Jan-17-05 05:41 PM   #90 
  - family values....Christians...  readmylips   Jan-16-05 10:29 AM   #11 
  - Life is what we make of it. I don't subscribe to #1, that's for sure.  HypnoToad   Jan-16-05 10:30 AM   #12 
  - OMG  sepia_steel   Jan-16-05 10:50 AM   #16 
  - Quality--as an adjective  StopThePendulum   Jan-16-05 10:47 AM   #14 
  - "Lead a productive life"  bigmonkey   Jan-16-05 10:49 AM   #15 
  - "inefficienct"  bigmonkey   Jan-16-05 10:51 AM   #17 
  - Efficiency is a value if you're 7 of 9. n/t  Zing Zing Zingbah   Jan-19-05 12:27 PM   #110 
  - I apologize in advance..."Where do you stay?" I don't "stay" anywhere,  loudestchick   Jan-16-05 10:55 AM   #18 
  - ive never heard that  realisticphish   Jan-17-05 01:04 PM   #83 
  - Well, it drives me up a tree when people pronounce *moot*  Bunny   Jan-16-05 11:04 AM   #19 
  - Utilize  Blue Gardener   Jan-16-05 11:14 AM   #20 
  - "Webmistress"  Emops   Jan-16-05 11:14 AM   #21 
  - Significant Other  EstimatedProphet   Jan-16-05 11:29 AM   #23 
  - I can't stand that phrase either; usually the people using it  barb162   Jan-16-05 01:47 PM   #37 
  - "Thinking outside the box"  DeposeTheBoyKing   Jan-16-05 11:29 AM   #24 
  - "Grow the economy" OMG that drives me NUTS!  giant_robot   Jan-17-05 11:41 AM   #75 
     - That is my number one pet peeve phrase "Grow the business"  Thor_MN   Jan-17-05 08:01 PM   #97 
  - Family values and mandate  annonymous   Jan-16-05 12:25 PM   #26 
  - Oh yes, MANDATE...  ih8thegop   Jan-17-05 05:37 PM   #87 
  - "going forward"  Beware the Beast Man   Jan-16-05 12:27 PM   #27 
  - absolutely  the_spectator   Jan-16-05 01:51 PM   #39 
     - welcome to DU!  Beware the Beast Man   Jan-16-05 03:00 PM   #50 
        - Thanks for the welcome! (nt)  the_spectator   Jan-16-05 09:11 PM   #57 
  - quirky  GRLMGC   Jan-16-05 12:27 PM   #28 
  - "Flat-tax", "unamerican" and "accept Jesus into your heart"  Anarcho-Socialist   Jan-16-05 12:32 PM   #29 
  - "the fact of the matter is" -an annoying coworker always says this  fluffernutter   Jan-16-05 12:38 PM   #30 
  - "said"!!!!  the_spectator   Jan-16-05 01:15 PM   #31 
  - oh welcome and glad you mentioned this; I never heard it being used  barb162   Jan-16-05 02:10 PM   #43 
  - "President George W. Bush."  Left Is Write   Jan-16-05 01:16 PM   #32 
  - "Fun Times"...  Tom_Foolery   Jan-16-05 01:17 PM   #33 
  - At the end of the day  lpbk2713   Jan-16-05 01:22 PM   #34 
  - "I could care less"....  dog_lovin_dem   Jan-16-05 01:31 PM   #35 
  - This HAS to be the most widely used phrase...  Tafiti   Jan-17-05 12:11 PM   #79 
  - I hate it.... keep telling people its stupid  LDS Jock   Jan-17-05 05:43 PM   #92 
  - My number one pet peeve  5thGenDemocrat   Jan-16-05 01:45 PM   #36 
  - "tux" instead of saying "tuxedo" and the word "icon" which is totally  barb162   Jan-16-05 01:50 PM   #38 
  - forgot another: "hero" which is so overused and not applied  barb162   Jan-16-05 01:52 PM   #40 
  - I hate the word "brainchild" ...  Jessica   Jan-16-05 02:00 PM   #42 
  - Okay, how about "flipflop" and "swifties" (loud scream) n/t  barb162   Jan-16-05 02:12 PM   #44 
  - Swiftie is the name of my dog. (nt)  ih8thegop   Jan-17-05 05:39 PM   #88 
  - Illegitimate, irregardless...  tjdee   Jan-16-05 02:12 PM   # 
  - "animal control officer" usually means the stray animal killer  barb162   Jan-16-05 02:12 PM   #45 
  - You GO girl!!  Groggy   Jan-16-05 02:17 PM   #46 
  - "cool beans"  fluffernutter   Jan-16-05 02:24 PM   #48 
  - Forbidden Words 2005  VeniceBeat   Jan-16-05 02:46 PM   #49 
  - "MainStream Media", "Politically Correct", "Family Values",  mcscajun   Jan-16-05 08:34 PM   #52 
  - "Retard"  Orsino   Jan-16-05 08:52 PM   #53 
  - I agree with you about retard  chefgirl   Jan-17-05 12:06 PM   #78 
  - "Knock yourself out". nt  mgdecombe   Jan-16-05 09:02 PM   #54 
  - "Get over it"  da_chimperor   Jan-16-05 09:04 PM   #55 
  - "That is so gay"  fleabert   Jan-16-05 09:10 PM   #56 
  - middle-school students use this endlessly  kwassa   Jan-17-05 12:32 PM   #82 
  - i used to say that  realisticphish   Jan-17-05 01:11 PM   #85 
     - good for you! I am hoping she has the same epiphany.  fleabert   Jan-17-05 02:34 PM   #86 
     - thank you.. I wish more people thought like you  LDS Jock   Jan-17-05 05:46 PM   #93 
  - "Awesome." (It's mundane, and down-right silly.)  zann725   Jan-16-05 09:16 PM   #58 
  - It's not mundane  democracyindanger   Jan-16-05 09:52 PM   #60 
  - I am easily annoyed  NJCher   Jan-16-05 09:51 PM   #59 
  - Indeed! "My bad" instead of "sorry" or "my mistake", and peeps instead....  mcscajun   Jan-17-05 11:31 AM   #73 
     - My Bad, good one.  NoStinkinBadges   Jan-17-05 08:13 PM   #99 
  - Been there  senseandsensibility   Jan-16-05 09:53 PM   #61 
  - Grounded. The most overused meaningless  hickman1937   Jan-16-05 10:08 PM   #62 
  - whatnot  Skittles   Jan-16-05 10:09 PM   #63 
  - Lots!  Confound W   Jan-16-05 10:25 PM   #64 
  - "Needless to say..."  NYC Liberal   Jan-16-05 10:29 PM   #65 
  - Everyone beat me to my most HATED answers; {Choose: 'View All'}  dicksteele   Jan-16-05 10:36 PM   #66 
  - "I respect you as a person." As opposed to what?  Phentex   Jan-17-05 07:36 AM   #67 
  - "If you haven't ___________, then you have nothing to worry about"  madinmaryland   Jan-17-05 07:38 AM   #68 
  - "Folks" makes me cringe everytime  goddess40   Jan-17-05 07:43 AM   #69 
  - "works for me"  tonekat   Jan-17-05 08:05 AM   #70 
  - The Words "George Bush,"  LibDemAlways   Jan-17-05 08:50 AM   #71 
  - "Mash the button"  aWaKeNoW   Jan-17-05 09:07 AM   #72 
  - HOW Could I Forget This One? "Get a life."  mcscajun   Jan-17-05 11:33 AM   #74 
  - However,  eyepaddle   Jan-17-05 07:25 PM   #96 
  - "President Bush**"  RetroLounge   Jan-17-05 11:42 AM   #76 
  - Meme  DrGonzoLives   Jan-17-05 11:54 AM   #77 
  - Paradigm  kwassa   Jan-17-05 12:28 PM   #80 
  - Reality show, reality series .... nothing real about them.  kwassa   Jan-17-05 12:31 PM   #81 
  - "No brainer"  KurtNYC   Jan-17-05 01:07 PM   #84 
  - Another one for you: LIBERAL MEDIA BIAS  ih8thegop   Jan-17-05 05:41 PM   #89 
  - I hate nouns that are suddenly (and newly) made into verbs.  Padraig18   Jan-17-05 05:42 PM   #91 
  - "task"  Worst Username Ever   Jan-19-05 02:11 PM   #116 
  - "spot on" I HATE IT n/t  LDS Jock   Jan-17-05 05:47 PM   #94 
  - "Signage" and "Bling-Bling"  sjbech   Jan-17-05 06:57 PM   #95 
  - Win-Win.  NoStinkinBadges   Jan-17-05 08:12 PM   #98 
  - "on the ground"...  sendero   Jan-17-05 08:14 PM   #100 
  - Boo-yah. What the hell is that, anyway?  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jan-17-05 08:18 PM   #102 
  - Hell is that place filled up with once dead fundies.  Hoping4Change   Jan-18-05 10:36 AM   #106 
  - "Utilize"  CBHagman   Jan-17-05 08:21 PM   #103 
  - "Poor choices/decisions in life"  Biased Liberal Media   Jan-17-05 10:22 PM   #104 
  - "Dude" and "Whatever"  Boswells_Johnson   Jan-17-05 10:29 PM   #105 
  - Whatever, dude.  Worst Username Ever   Jan-19-05 02:10 PM   #115 
     - har har har  Boswells_Johnson   Jan-19-05 05:36 PM   #120 
  - Got another one for you: PRO-LIFE (w.r.t. abortion)  ih8thegop   Jan-19-05 11:51 AM   #107 
  - "...to be perfectly honest..." I mean DAYUM! You aren't usually?  NoSheep   Jan-19-05 12:11 PM   #108 
  - "Don't go there"  DoubleDigitIQ   Jan-19-05 12:23 PM   #109 
  - fixin' to  ceile   Jan-19-05 12:34 PM   #111 
  - Even worse than that is "fitin' to".  Zing Zing Zingbah   Jan-19-05 12:47 PM   #113 
  - One that I say all the time that I wish I could stop is..  Zing Zing Zingbah   Jan-19-05 12:35 PM   #112 
  - Any phrase that repeats two words together  ariesgem   Jan-19-05 02:09 PM   #114 
  - "George W. Bush" has just been elected to the office of President of the .  Bullwinkle925   Jan-19-05 04:01 PM   #117 
  - 'Puter' - as in computer...........i absolutely hate that!!!  Bullwinkle925   Jan-19-05 04:03 PM   #118 
  - "pro-abortion"  mvd   Jan-19-05 04:07 PM   #119 
 

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