Most Annoying Sayings, Phrases & ExpressionsBlue_Devereaux Which sayings, in your own personal humble opinion make you all "Bro, here's the thing: I am literally going to kill myself if you say that one more time. Just saying'. Don't get mad. We're still all cool with each other, no homo. Ya feel me?"
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Bro is alright. Brah is another story.
When did this become a thing? I'm not your bro or your brah. I guess it's the current version of "dude" or "man".
Who says it? Bros under 25, especially dumb, white frat boys. - Blue_Devereaux
Sounds like your calling someone a bra
Dude hey bruh
Translation: I just said something rude or snarky or sarcastic or something blatantly obvious, but adding "just saying'" at the end makes it all better. - Blue_Devereaux
I hate this. just saying'
What is it? Making every statement sound like a question.
Example: The character, Michelle, from the film "American Pie" repeatedly says, "So, this one time at band camp..." with an upward infection.
Who says it? Once upon a time, it was mostly done by dumb, white girls/women under 30. Now, it's an epidemic, and boys and men are doing it, too. It makes you sound stupid and immature. - Blue_Devereaux
Gah! Really annoying? People sounding like they're asking questions all the time? It's so gum itching? - Britgirl
So, here's the thing: I've been guilty of saying this, too. I'm vowing to stop. Why do we need to preface our statement? Is it a warning of some sorts for the listeners to prepare themselves? Why can't we just state the thing?
Example: I could have started this comment by simply stating, "I've been guilty of this, too." - Blue_Devereaux
I literally just ate a potato with literally salt it was literally salty.
Who does it? People who do not understand the distinction between "literally" and "figuratively".
Example: Hearing some of these stupid phrases literally makes my blood boil. (If my blood actually boiled, I'd be dead, literally. ) - Blue_Devereaux
People have destroyed its meaning because of this.
Unless you are an expert on a particular subject matter or have some first hand experience with the subject matter, then everything you say is just your opinion. You don't need to explain that to me. I get it. And I take it for what it's worth. There is no need to remind me that you're just spouting off. It makes you sound weak. Which of the following sentences sounds authoritative? "In my opinion, the death penalty should be abolished." vs. "The death penalty should be abolished."
Even worse is writing or saying "in my own opinion" or "in my own personal opinion". If it is your opinion, then necessarily you own it, and it is personal to you. (Of course, this is all just my own personal opinion. ) - Blue_Devereaux
I can almost guarantee that if you're asking me that, then, no, as a matter of fact, I do not "feel" you. People who use this expression tend to use it many times in one short conversation. - Blue_Devereaux
This is homophobic
Who says it? Boys and men under 25 who are very insecure of themselves and their sexuality.
Do they really think that if one guy says to another guy, "Hey, nice shirt," that the 1st guy wants to have sex with the second guy or is attracted to him? Do they think that adding "no homo" makes everyone else think that they are 100% hetero and would never, ever, in a gazillion, trillion years try to hide their gayness by claiming their not gay? - Blue_Devereaux
Translation: I've absolutely nothing to add to this conversation, but I feel the need to state the some fact is, in fact, a fact. - Blue_Devereaux
In this one episode of dance moms JoJo Siwa overused this word.
Like Scoobs! - Granton8ter05
I am all mad at him because he was all drunk and puked in my car which made me all, "Bro, what? " - Blue_Devereaux
And trump. They are both bad
I know what you mean
You know what I mean
I’m 12 and I’ve been a gamer since 2009! And I’m an honor roll student, which I’m pretty sure all those honor rolls came from me memorizing the patterns on Pac-Man! - Granton8ter05
Me in the 1st grade
Am I the only one who thinks this phrase makes no sense?
Not so much anymore.
I admit I use this a lot… - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Overused by everyone at this point in time. Instead of just saying "okay" or "I understand", using "I get it" in a conversation sounds like the person saying it has heard something a thousand times in a row, when in fact they are hearing something for the very first time.
Example: Look*, you want to go out with your friends tonight instead of doing homework. I get it. But you have to understand our rules.
*Bonus annoyance. Use of the work "Look" to start a sentence implies the answer should be "Where? "
What does this mean?
There's a reason soldiers come home from war different than how they left. - UndaDaSea
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3. Ending a phrase or sentence with an upward inflection