"The gay lifestyle."
It's a LIFE, you asshole. Just like your life is not a 'lifestsyle.'
don't hate the player, hate the game
Good one, r4. If someone says "the gay lifestyle" you just know he/she is a piece of crap.
On that note, r4, "sexual preference". I didn't think much about these terms before and thought they were harmless PC-isms till it was pointed out here. Really nasty connotations there.
The worst is "alternative lifestyle".
Eric Mabius of Ugly Betty says it, and I know he doesn't mean anything and is probably trying to be PC but it just sounds so horrible and condescending.
"femme" instead of [childish epithet posted by a bigoted tool]
"Sorry, no ________....just a preference"
"That's not Cheyenne Jackson in that jerk-off video!"
Hope and Change.
"My ovaries just exploded" - anytime some frau/teen girl sees a hot guy.
drinking the Kool-aid
trending on Twitter
"Words and phrases that only assholes use"
YOU SHALL NOT PASS!
"trending" in ANY context.
[quote]Hope and Change.
R14, you freeper fuck, go die in a grease fire, you cunt!
(Damn, that really *does* feel good to type! :-)
Anyhow, darlin', thanks for making us think about rethuglicans--lots of assholes, and asshole words and phrases there!
* Compassionate conservatives
* values voter
* intelligent design
* freedom fighter
* God said it, I read, that settles it
* We Christians ain't perfect; just forgiven.
* All hat, no cattle
* That dog don't hunt
* Don't mess with Texas
"Don't mess with Texas" is a litter control slogan.
"I'll keep you in my prayers"
But I'm with ya r19 on the sentiment.
Pray the gay away
"Don't fuck with me, I'm from New York"
(If said by white guy)
Any of the new polari from idiotic teen messageboards:
"Bro" if said by anyone.
God made Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve
Branding or "My brand"
"Chaz Bono Looks Amazing"
"In this space"
"It's all good."
Really? Syria? Massacres? Holocausts? Fox News?
What would Jesus do?
"I'm an alpha-male."
Crazy (as in crazy busy, crazy good)
Why listen to a gay guy criticize someone's food. After all they spend their free time eating out a guys ass in rest stops.
Faggots are political idiots.
I DO love you! Why don't you get that?
Man up...pussy. If I wanted to be with a sniveling girl,I'd be with one.
Don't stare at me you fucking turd burglar.
Hi, troll at r40 and r41! Thanks for providing us with examples of things an asshole would say!
Most portmanteaus like sexting
[quote]Why listen to a gay guy criticize someone's food. After all they spend their free time eating out a guys ass in rest stops.
This thread must disappear!
I PROTEST!!! I've never eaten at a rest stop!!!
Keep Christ in Christmas
Can I borrow you for a minute?
Not a problem
My pleasure (from Chick Fil A)
I hate all of those phrases!
Just sayin is a great one
All fags wish they were either Joan Crawford or Judy Garland.
HEY! I've always wanted to be Ethel Merman !
Just like all keyboard warriors wish they had the balls to stand up to their mommy in real life so they just hide out trolling in gay sites instead R54.
It only hurts for a minute
ha8ers spelled like that.
"I don't know who to trust anymore"
some asshole told me this after eight months of dating and I spent the whole time coddling the asshole cuz he was suffering a breakup.
Then he gave me, "I can't see you tonight, I'm waiting for the pool man to fix my pool". This was a Sat night.
YOLO, LOL, adorbs, totes, amazeballs, and my alltime favorite, no offence - if you think what you've said might be offensive then why the fuck did you say it? Always used by passive-aggressive cunts.
Whenever one of you says "frau".
By X, I mean Y
And by Y, I mean Z
Are your kidding me?
Are you kidding me right now??
he swishes when he walks
No offence but....
"The last time I checked, …"
Rack and beef curtains for breasts
-gate, as in Obama-gate
Obama- anything, as in Obamacare
Laissez faire (even the YAF "laissez fairy" sounds better)
Rogue anything, as in Palin going rogue
Neo- anything. Just say asshole
The new normal, the new 65 (Republican-speak for the minimal age of 80, when you can collect SS)
-speak anything, as in the above
"seriously???" - ugh! vomit!
"duhhhh" - d.u.m.b.
"dew whaaaat?" - first of all Bubba, no one said to do anything!!!
instagram that shit!
Baby bump. She's fucking PREGNANT, you asshole!
grab pearls = faggola
Mary! = friend of faggola
Frau = german faggola
check your privilege
This won't stand
This hurts me more than it does....
Rape (as in corporations were raped by Obama's new tax bill)
Drudge-like terms such as "breaking," "developing"
What part of____don't you understand?
I wouldn't take that from a white man/woman.
Go back where you come from!
You must be from New York, San Francisco, etc.
I swear if I hear the phrases "live in the moment", "raise your vibration" or "practice mindfulness" one more time ...
Don't get all butt-hurt
Delusional is a DL favorite.
g0y (instead of gay)
you sound fat
lol, white ppl
Assigning a feminine gender to a man as in:
And E$pecially U$ing dollar $igns when talking about the Church of $cientology. Isn't that amazing? Isn't that fucking amazing?
[r92] + Preparation H = Dr. Laura's hemorrhoids
At this point in time
Racial / Racialism
epic fail. It fails, epically.
"The real America"
"Small town values"
"San Francisco" used as a slur.
[quote]Rack and beef curtains for breasts
Good lord, you're stupid.
"Butt-hurt". It's clearly homophobic but I still see it used here constantly.
"Only God can judge me."
No bitch, I can, and you're awful.
"Fixed that for you."
Let me be clear ( followed by big lie).
It's a trust thing
I choose being strong and active
You know I guy is queer when she can trash others but not take it (except up the ass, of course).
I am the baguette sticking out of the heroine's shopping bag as she returns from the market.
[quote]"Butt-hurt". It's clearly homophobic but I still see it used here constantly.
I love to use it to someone who is truly butt-hurt. It means you're so stupid to let people see that you're butthurt.
That's what I'm talking 'bout.
I say that, R119, but I never write "about" as "'bout."
masculine, as it is used on DL
I'm bi, I'm not a flamer like gay guys are. I like other bi guys because they're more "Alpha".
It's all good.
It is what it is.
A man's got to do what a man's got to do.
That's what I'm talkin' 'bout, R124.
At the End of the Day ....
It is what it is
I Understand (code for, 'I hear you but I'm not gonna do anything about it ...)
[quote]Assigning a feminine gender to a man as in: Tammy Cruise
Assigning a feminine gender to a man as in every Anderson Cooper thread.
Whenever someone survives a disaster and says "The lord was watching over me/them."
"You're welcome" -- when I never thanked you in the first place.
Maybe I'm not thankful, you presumptuous fuckface!
Windows 8 is awesome
Heard on Midtown sidewalk this morning: "Team building is important."
Haven't gone through the whole thread, but "yum."
WORKPLACE LINGUA ASSHOLICA:
"Well, to be honest, blah, blah, blah..." Oh, so you have to alert me when what crosses your lips is true because your default setting is to lie?
"Could I interrupt for one quick second?" First, you *are* interrupting, idiot, so asking for permission to do so is pointless. Second, there is neither a quick second nor a slow second. Third, we both know your interruption is likely to be several minutes in length.
"Man, the optics of this situation, I'm just not feelin' them." "Optics?" How about "appearances," numbskull? Also, why should you ever be feeling appearances? You can see them, and then judge them--positively, negatively, or neutrally--but you don't feel them.
"It is what it is"...it is just a cop-out.
She can't dance, her body looked like hell.
Next guest please.
R131 is an atheist on the fast track to hell
r141 is a cunty Frau.
Describing a neighborhood as "exclusive".
[[r109]] + [r92] = right wing colon cancer + coffee enema
Big girl panties
Sleeps (for nights)
"it is what it is"
"cookies" (instead of "ass" or "butt")
[quote]"back in the day"
What do people say instead? I say "back in the day" a lot, and don't know what I'd substitute for it other than a lot of specific, but unimportant, detail in the current conversation.
A Democrat can rape kids, drive drunk, beat his wife and children, BUT if he's pro gay marriage...he always gets a pass. They see nothing past approval for they're sucking cock.
"She's of the female persuasion".
In fact the use of the word persuasion in any context similar to the above.
"I like pussy".
I’ve had qualms.
Calling America "The States"
"What do people say instead?"
In olden days.
"think outside the box"
"no problem" instead of "you're welcome"
[r148], I love you! Please join us Republicans at the link below and help reclaim the children of America!
R148:[quote]They see nothing past approval for they're sucking cock.
R153, I think I'll try that, starting today.
[quote]What do people say instead? I say "back in the day" a lot, and don't know what I'd substitute for it other than a lot of specific, but unimportant, detail in the current conversation. r147
When I was 10,20,30
I was in grade school/highschool/college when...
English is quite flexible. Surely you can come up with something that doesn't sound so painfully Hipster and contrived.
[quote]Calling America "The States"
Canada and Mexico are also "America" It's the name of the WHOLE continent.
Saying "The States" is actually more specific than saying America.
"In the know"
Any type of corporate douche speak like "Synergy"
The thing is, R159, when you get older, so many things are "back in the day." And I've been saying it since well before I knew about hipsters.
Jesus is the reason for the season
My work, a non-profit, is a hotbed of corporate speak:
"Speak to that"
"Culture", especially "This is against our culture."
"A 100 Million Dollar Non-Profit"
I could go on, but I need to start sending out resumes...
"Follow the money"
I don't believe in labels.
I know, R169. Where does that even come from?
>>>> Canada and Mexico are also "America" It's the name of the WHOLE continent. Saying "The States" is actually more specific than saying America.
Canada and Mexico have names of their own. Only assholes say 'The States'.
Reinvent the wheel.
Boil the ocean.
Drink the Kool-Aid.
Honestly, if you find any white liberal in this country, you will have found someone who possesses the absolute dumbest ideas in the world.
R147, you might try "hitherto fore"
R170, Gore Vidal ( for one -- and perhaps the only one) claimed that there were no homosexual people, only homosexual acts, and that the people who preferred them (or just participated in them) were homosexualists.
"Everything happens for a reason". No it doesn't. Life is random. People only say this when something horrible and unplanned happens and it's not comforting. Your whole family died in a freak avalanche? Well, there was some mystical reason and one day it will all make sense and you will feel soooooooo much better!!!
Susan G. Komen's leadership can't speak anything BUT ass-holian. Total corporate-speak.
How about those ass-hats who are always 'reaching out' to someone, instead of just contacting them or (oh-my-gawd!) *calling* them. This is typical vocabularly of p.r. people.
Nonsense corporate-speak drives me mad. Hate, hate, hate it. I think it makes people sound like idiots.
R183: So do I. I think MBAs ruined the business atmosphere in this country, and that pseudo-sophisticated "corporate speak" is a symptom.
Me this, or Me that. Me, Me, Me, I, I, I.
R183 R184 I first noticed it in the '70s. I was a waiter on the UES while going to school, and a couple of times, some douchebag pointed and asked "Is that table nearing completion?"
"Nearing completion"? Really?
And then "impact" became a verb, and today, "fail" is a noun.
[quote]Me this, or Me that. Me, Me, Me, I, I, I
Mean people suck.
Just say no.
It's a child, not a choice.
Marriage = Male + Female
He/she can love whoever he chooses to love
I have gay friends, I'm familiar with the lifestyle
I would like to record you people (without your knowledge) for 24 hours. I have no doubt that most, or all, of you would use words and phrases in this thread, as well as assholisms that have not been posted.
"make some noise!" If I am watching a live musical performance on television and the performer says this I change the channel.
[quote] What do people say instead? I say "back in the day" a lot, and don't know what I'd substitute for it
I say, "back in the olden days," or "In ancient times, we used to get up to turn the channel."
In the olden days, in olden times, in antiquity, at the dawn of time, when I was a kid, etc.
I wanted to share this moment/experience with you.
I agree with R182, I find 'reaching out' to be so cringe-makingly awful that it makes Hawaii Five-0 unwatchable. Not the terrible plots, the wooden acting, the sophomoric dialogue, it's the constant reaching out that does it. I used to watch it now and then for Alex O'Loughlin but unless he was offering a reach around then the reaching out is a reach too far.
Also hate have a blessed day.
God doesn't make junk
With all due respect
Bring your "A" game
Threw under the bus
I'm not here to make friends
R186, how funny that you use the asshole fad word of the moment 'Really?' when you recite the 'is the table near completion' phrase.
"I feel bad for her" -- just say that you sympathize with her (but don't say that you feel her pain).
Can we all just agree that anyone who says "low-hanging fruit" irony-free deserves slapping? It's been agreed to be a douche-exclusive phrase in 3 different threads today.
R202, don't be so cheeky. You know you love it.
This a work hard, play hard environment.
"I have a strong personality" - no you don't. You're just obnoxious.
"Reach out" gets my vote as well, r182. Perhaps it's appropriate when phoning an AA buddy who has strayed from the 12 steps, or writing a letter to your mother who disowned you, but in most other situations "contact" will do just fine.
My former colleagues at an educational publishing firm fucking LOVED corporate speak. I heard "reach out" about one million times daily, along with such gems as "best practices," "ideate," "actionable items" (yeah, you freaks, some of the shit that goes on here is actionable, but not the way you think), "bubble up" (this one always sounded like a reference to some unsavory bodily function), "circle back," "lock and load," "impact" used as a verb, "impactful," "on a granular level," "let me puree that for you," "value added," "core competencies," "buy-in," "moving parts," "scalable," and probably hundreds of others that I thankfully can't recall at the moment.
Ugh. These babbling dolts were supposed to be guiding students to love and master reading and writing, and this was the best they could do with their own language?
Clearly used instead of obviously or apparently or anything else. I swear, if I have a cable news channel on for a few hours I must hear *clearly* at least 300 times.
Using "asshole" as an insult is mildly homophobic. "Butthurt" is also starting to wear out its welcome. The implication that anal sex is painful, unpleasant or shameful is an outdated one.
Madonna just wrote about the "haters."
[quote]Using "asshole" as an insult is mildly homophobic.
Oh, please, r211. I can buy your argument where "butthurt" is concerned, but "asshole" as an insult is not meant to suggest the idea of anal sex; it's just meant to liken the recipient of the insult to the ignominious body part from whence comes shit.
Anyone who says or writes nonsense about 'pairing' a certain wine with a certain food. JEEBUS PETE!!!! Why can't you just say 'serving'. Pairing sounds like you're going to mate the two. And that would make a mess!
"Our thoughts and our prayers go out to the families of..."
Any religious mumbo-jumbo, and that includes "spirituality," which is just stealth religion. Mysticism and superstition such as that is SO second millennium.
Yeah, I second the vote for 'our hearts and prayers go out to ....' It makes my blood boil: So vapid, so trite. So LAZY. So dismissive. It's meaningless and always has been. People just boop it out, mindlessly, and then go about their lives.
Cutesy shit such as "sammies" for sandwiches chaps my ass and makes me question whether the speaker is of subnormal intelligence.
On that note, any kind of baby talk.
"wittle bobby need his sammie"
(add in reference to self in 3rd person)
Here in the South, everyone seems to refer to children as 'kiddos'. It makes me want to stab someone.
Lensing of the film begins Monday.
Anything in 'hipster talk', like this ridiculous sentence: "A chipper is giving a frado the frigidaire." WTF?
Just look at this nonsense, hipsters are insufferable!
bronson - beer
bust a moby - to dance
chipper - a woman who's easy
clothesline - the gossip that is on the scene
cronkite - boy
deck - a key word for most Hipsters, similar in meaning to the antiquated fresh. To be deck is to be up on the latest trends, cutting edge, and/or hip.
fin - the opposite of deck, similar to outdated terms like "wack" and "lame."
frado - an ugly guy who thinks he's good-looking
the frigidaire - the cold shoulder
jerry - a stoner or hippie
kale - money
midtown - uncultured or unhip
piece - cell phone
shitter - someone who constantly looks like he/she is taking a shit.
tassel - girl
I did not know hipsters talked this way. It is insufferable, but as long as hipster boys continue to wear girls' jeans, especially cords, I can deal.
"Can you do me a solid?"
I've never heard any of those hipster words used in any context. Are we talking about modern hipsters or are these from the beatnik era?
Somebody at a business meeting recently used the expression "belt and suspenders" a couple of times.
R219 add "appies" to that as well.
'Help me understand' what 'belt and suspenders' refers to, besides the literal translation? I'm out of the business-speak arena -- thank GOD!
Because I, like you, R229, was, like, "WTF" over all this hipsterical terminology, I googled "frado," thinking it probably should have been "fredo," after the character in The Godfather. Turns out there's a "Hipster Handbook." Click on "glossary" and there you are.
'Help me understand' what 'belt and suspenders' refers to, besides the literal translation? I'm out of the business-speak arena -- thank GOD!
It's used to describe 2 ways to keep something bad from happening (in other words, you don't want to be caught with your pants down so you wear a belt AND suspenders, in case one fails).
We used it a lot when designing store systems. It referred to two ways to do something in case of a failure. For example, if a store's register #1 was responsible for obtaining credit authorization and that computer went down, authorizations would fail over to register #2. But we gave register #3 the same ability in the rare case of both registers 1 and 2 went down. So register #2 was the belt, and register #3 was the suspenders, thus insuring the store would always receive credit authorization.
One of my latest peeves is "curate" or "curated by" when used for anyone other than an actual curator.
Thanks, -r234-. That makes perfect sense and I can see how it would be over-used. -r235- Good one. I hate 'mannies and peddies', too. Grrrrrr-rrrrrrrrr! Used by legions of smug, entitled professional mommies or young women who think they are living out an episode of Sex in the City. Barf.
R236 is spot on. I have a 'friend' who claims she won't access news sources since her friends 'curate' her news for her on her Facebook newsfeed. Blech.
Anything that come out from an asswipe's mouth.
Asswipes are worse than assholes. Atleast assholes are truthful and honest.
"I hate to say it."
It's not rocket science
check your privilege
My cat says per and she's not an asshole.
Not purr, per.
Let go and let God
It's so random.
Anyone who says, "Nails it".
"on so many different levels". Could you be more specific?
Ill just put the head in
War on Christmas
"That's so legit"
...to the next level.
grow the economy
grow your business
let me finish!
My closest friends are straight. I actually find it very hard to get along with gay "dudes".
I voted for Obama!
I'm proud of not voting for Obama!
My unemployment ran out, but thank god for food stamps!