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SteppingRazor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-12-07 02:07 PM
Response to Reply #71
83. Such as?
:shrug:

What words do journalists use to make themselves sound hip?
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  -What's a word that you hate? NightWatcher  Oct-11-07 08:10 PM   #0 
  - Heinous. Every crime now is heinous. Can't they think of a synonym?  Maraya1969   Oct-11-07 08:12 PM   #1 
  - chilling  datasuspect   Oct-11-07 08:20 PM   #2 
  - Heinous rules!  JVS   Oct-12-07 02:07 PM   #84 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-11-07 08:24 PM   #3 
  - Bush  Froward69   Oct-11-07 08:26 PM   #4 
     - i hate the word BUSH also  trueblue2007   Oct-12-07 09:08 AM   #48 
  - Limbaugh.  Elrond Hubbard   Oct-11-07 08:27 PM   #5 
  - fit  lips   Oct-11-07 08:27 PM   #6 
     - greasy lardass  Elrond Hubbard   Oct-11-07 08:46 PM   #12 
  - foment  ikhor   Oct-11-07 08:29 PM   #7 
  - "Literally"  ByTheRiver   Oct-11-07 08:30 PM   #8 
  - I'll 2nd that  Lex   Oct-11-07 08:47 PM   #14 
  - That was literally my first thought too!  racaulk   Oct-12-07 12:20 PM   #76 
  - hehe  The Inquisitive   Oct-12-07 12:53 PM   #77 
  - Actually, those aren't the same thing at all  petronius   Oct-11-07 08:32 PM   #9 
  - It's use is annoying when the speaker  rakeeb   Oct-12-07 10:44 AM   #62 
     - That's an excellent point - I have seen that usage...  petronius   Oct-12-07 11:35 PM   #107 
  - two words  lost-in-nj   Oct-11-07 08:34 PM   #10 
  - Dubbya  KC2   Oct-11-07 08:39 PM   #11 
  - Embolden  Orrex   Oct-11-07 08:46 PM   #13 
  - is embolden a real word?  TheBaldyMan   Oct-12-07 11:40 PM   #108 
  - THANK YOU!!  fudge stripe cookays   Oct-11-07 09:10 PM   #15 
  - moist  fudge stripe cookays   Oct-11-07 09:10 PM   #16 
  - theatre  Connonym   Oct-11-07 09:24 PM   #17 
  - I'm kind of the opposite. "Theatre" looks right to me now.  jtg33   Oct-11-07 09:55 PM   #27 
     - Here in Canada  u4ic   Oct-12-07 12:11 AM   #38 
  - "Pleaded", as in "the suspect pleaded guilty".  dicksteele   Oct-11-07 09:31 PM   #18 
  - I agree, but it's actually spelled "pled"  Glorfindel   Oct-11-07 10:11 PM   #29 
  - Thank you for the spellcheck! And the moral support.  dicksteele   Oct-12-07 07:22 AM   #40 
  - No, but you do say that someone "heeded" a warning, or "needed" something, or  hisownpetard   Oct-12-07 02:53 PM   #92 
  - Actually, pled is wrong, pleaded is correct.  SteppingRazor   Oct-12-07 09:41 AM   #58 
  - "Pled" was good enough for CRONKITE; the modern AP isn't worthy to kiss MY hairy ass, let alone HIS.  dicksteele   Oct-12-07 01:39 PM   #78 
  - Cronkite didn't do written reports.  SteppingRazor   Oct-12-07 02:01 PM   #81 
  - You'll "forgive him"? I'll not even COMMENT on that. Please eMail him about your "forgiveness"...  dicksteele   Oct-12-07 02:24 PM   #87 
     - Yes, I'll forgive him.  SteppingRazor   Oct-12-07 02:45 PM   # 
     - Pled is the word, and the word is PLED. PLED PLED PLED PLED PLED. Deal with it. nm  dicksteele   Oct-12-07 04:41 PM   #102 
        - it's pronounced 'pled' but spelled 'plead'  TheBaldyMan   Oct-12-07 11:42 PM   #109 
        - Nope. And "led" isn't spelled "lead", either!  WinkyDink   Oct-13-07 12:19 AM   #110 
           - Which tense of 'to lead' are you confused by exactly?  TheBaldyMan   Oct-13-07 01:15 AM   #113 
        - .  SteppingRazor   Oct-14-07 11:08 AM   #116 
     - Language may be a living, evolving thing, but grammar is still spelled "grammar". n/m  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-14-07 11:33 AM   #118 
  - It's g-r-a-m-m-a-r. You need to check your speeling. (sic) n/t  hisownpetard   Oct-12-07 02:56 PM   #93 
     - Mai Speeling waives it's pryvate partts att yer antyies! nm  dicksteele   Oct-12-07 04:21 PM   #99 
  - I just checked my Oxford, and both are acceptable.  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-14-07 11:40 AM   #119 
  - 'went' for 'said'  trof   Oct-12-07 04:38 PM   #101 
     - AAARGH!!!!!!!!!!  dicksteele   Oct-12-07 08:19 PM   #106 
        - I agree!  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-14-07 11:46 AM   #120 
  - Liaise  KamaAina   Oct-11-07 09:32 PM   #19 
  - "issues"  IDemo   Oct-11-07 09:40 PM   #20 
  - assume --- as in assume the position  Tuesday Afternoon   Oct-11-07 09:40 PM   #21 
  - emboldened..  likesmountains 52   Oct-11-07 09:41 PM   #22 
  - "Like" used every other word. "I was like...." and "he was like...."  txwhitedove   Oct-11-07 09:43 PM   #23 
  - The "F" word  johnnie   Oct-11-07 09:49 PM   #24 
  - I was thinking "Fox"  IDemo   Oct-11-07 09:50 PM   #25 
  - hate  Inchworm   Oct-11-07 09:51 PM   #26 
  - Someday............  bushwentawol   Oct-11-07 10:00 PM   #28 
  - "Humungous" - it's a totally worthless word  Glorfindel   Oct-11-07 10:15 PM   #30 
  - "Folks."  WinkyDink   Oct-11-07 11:13 PM   #31 
  - belligerant  skinnyjeans   Oct-11-07 11:28 PM   #32 
  - Divulge  bob_weaver   Oct-11-07 11:30 PM   #33 
  - Mellow  Gilligan   Oct-11-07 11:33 PM   #34 
  - Irregardless  CreekDog   Oct-11-07 11:48 PM   #35 
  - Gak!!!!  SacredCow   Oct-12-07 08:11 AM   #44 
     - Irregardless is not even a word.  Lasher   Oct-12-07 08:14 AM   #45 
        - Like fingernails on a chalk board  Rambis   Oct-12-07 08:18 AM   #47 
  - Hate... words...??  Oeditpus Rex   Oct-11-07 11:50 PM   #36 
  - reasonable  Southpawkicker   Oct-11-07 11:53 PM   #37 
  - Troubador. It just sounds ugly.  BlueIris   Oct-12-07 12:27 AM   #39 
  - Hey, ugly or not, some of us need that word.  JVS   Oct-12-07 02:08 PM   #85 
  - It's much prettier with an -our at the end.  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-14-07 11:53 AM   #121 
  - Word.  DarkTirade   Oct-12-07 07:36 AM   #41 
  - I don't hate words, but I hate quite a few phrases...  AspieGrrl   Oct-12-07 07:46 AM   #42 
     - Also "speaks to," as in "Her tragic story speaks to the issues of race and class in America."  bob_weaver   Oct-12-07 09:28 AM   #56 
  - did someone say hiLLary yet?  sniffa   Oct-12-07 08:05 AM   #43 
  - "Grow" as used in "Grow a business"  HERVEPA   Oct-12-07 08:16 AM   #46 
  - YEEEAAAAHH. First person I ever heard use it that way was Bush, and I thought -  hisownpetard   Oct-12-07 03:01 PM   #95 
  - "Putting food on your family"  marzipanni   Oct-13-07 12:55 AM   #112 
  - only one....  malta blue   Oct-12-07 09:10 AM   #49 
  - They use that word on "Dead Like Me"  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 09:25 AM   # 
     - I don't necessarily equate it with being "dirty"  malta blue   Oct-12-07 09:35 AM   #57 
        - Well, the only thing I can say about that is....  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 10:50 AM   #63 
           - LOL  malta blue   Oct-12-07 11:03 AM   #66 
              - Maybe you just slipped up...  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 11:06 AM   #68 
                 - aaaaaaahhhhh  malta blue   Oct-12-07 11:26 AM   #70 
                    - Rough here too. My sinus are shot.  Tyler Durden   Oct-12-07 12:04 PM   #74 
  - Bless you  bigwillq   Oct-12-07 09:11 AM   #50 
  - I say "salud" too.  malta blue   Oct-12-07 09:12 AM   #51 
  - Well aren't we cool!?  bigwillq   Oct-12-07 09:17 AM   #52 
     - Why, yes as a matter of fact we are....  malta blue   Oct-12-07 09:25 AM   #54 
  - "Gesundheit" is nice.  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-14-07 11:57 AM   #122 
  - YUMMY!!!!!  danagsk8   Oct-12-07 09:23 AM   #53 
  - "fixin' to"  ceile   Oct-12-07 09:25 AM   #55 
  - As soon as I read this I knew  dist22dem   Oct-14-07 11:23 AM   #117 
  - Also, any of the idiotic "trendy" words made by adding "age" to a noun. Particularly "Signage".  dicksteele   Oct-12-07 09:57 AM   #59 
  - In addition to the "-age" thing, I'd also like to ban changing nouns to verbs by adding "-ize"  SteppingRazor   Oct-12-07 02:04 PM   #82 
  - Yup! That's the same people as the ones saying "signage"!  dicksteele   Oct-12-07 02:43 PM   #89 
  - "Doobage" is nice, though, at least in theory. I could use some doobage right now. n/m  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-14-07 12:01 PM   #123 
  - "Pundit," mispronounced by 99% of talking heads as "punDINT."  hisownpetard   Oct-12-07 10:36 AM   #60 
  - I hate the word  jasonc   Oct-12-07 10:37 AM   #61 
  - "administrate" which is not even a word.  MnFats   Oct-12-07 10:52 AM   #64 
  - "Disgruntled." It is an affront to my sense of symmetry that there is no "gruntled." n/t  qnr   Oct-12-07 10:56 AM   #65 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-12-07 11:05 AM   #67 
  - "Hate"  Jokerman   Oct-12-07 11:09 AM   #69 
  - "Meme" and nearly every other slangish word that "journalists" use to make themselves sound hip  LSdemocrat   Oct-12-07 11:29 AM   #71 
  - Such as?  SteppingRazor   Oct-12-07 02:07 PM   #83 
     - I notice Newsweek doing stuff like this most often  LSdemocrat   Oct-12-07 02:59 PM   #94 
        - Ah! Yeah, that is annoying.  SteppingRazor   Oct-12-07 03:20 PM   #98 
  - Poignant  Sequoia   Oct-12-07 11:45 AM   #72 
  - Pro-active. nt  Javaman   Oct-12-07 12:00 PM   #73 
  - Yes! This is the one! Had to hear it constantly in school!  WinkyDink   Oct-13-07 12:21 AM   #111 
  - Awesome.  MilesColtrane   Oct-12-07 12:12 PM   #75 
  - Nuke-you-ler  Greyskye   Oct-12-07 01:44 PM   #79 
  - Clooney. nt.  IndianaJones   Oct-12-07 01:45 PM   #80 
  - Death. Just not an "up" word.  Perry Logan   Oct-12-07 02:11 PM   #86 
  - I don't even want to print it  Mad_Dem_X   Oct-12-07 02:28 PM   #88 
  - "Especially a man"...?  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-14-07 12:03 PM   #124 
  - irregardless  redqueen   Oct-12-07 02:45 PM   #90 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-12-07 02:50 PM   #91 
  - boots  Bucky   Oct-12-07 03:02 PM   #96 
  - nouns turned into verbs.  Perragrande   Oct-12-07 03:16 PM   #97 
  - Evangelical  Joey Liberal   Oct-12-07 04:22 PM   #100 
  - "Impact"  FloridaJudy   Oct-12-07 05:00 PM   #103 
  - twat  Va Lefty   Oct-12-07 05:22 PM   #104 
  - Pussy n/t  mentalsolstice   Oct-12-07 06:47 PM   #105 
  - My hates are more related to idiom and so, are fascist at bottom.  sfexpat2000   Oct-13-07 01:19 AM   #114 
  - Zit. n/t  I Have A Dream   Oct-13-07 09:13 AM   #115 
  - A few  dist22dem   Oct-14-07 12:20 PM   #125 
 

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