"When you point the finger you got three pointing back at yourself."
Expressions that should get you punched if you use them
|by Anonymous||reply 193||04/22/2013|
It is what it is.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||09/23/2010|
Whoever denied it, supplied it.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||09/23/2010|
The problem with questions is that, at best, they only get you answers.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||09/23/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 4||09/23/2010|
Any variation of "thrown under the bus."
|by Anonymous||reply 5||09/23/2010|
"It's all good"
"Think outside the box"
|by Anonymous||reply 6||09/23/2010|
"Have a blessed day."
|by Anonymous||reply 7||09/23/2010|
"God never gives us more than we can handle."
"God gives burdens, also shoulders."
"Give it over to Jesus."
|by Anonymous||reply 8||09/23/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 9||09/23/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 10||09/24/2010|
What is this, 1978?
|by Anonymous||reply 11||09/24/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 12||09/24/2010|
People who say something is awesome or amazing tend to call anything and everthing awesome or amazing so they most definitely deserve to get punched.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||09/24/2010|
"Turn that frown upside down!"
|by Anonymous||reply 14||09/24/2010|
UGH! I loathe this line.
Just as dumb as "kewl beans."
|by Anonymous||reply 15||09/24/2010|
"Amahzing" and "Anywhoo"
|by Anonymous||reply 16||09/24/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 17||09/24/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 18||09/24/2010|
"Love the sinner. Hate the sin."
|by Anonymous||reply 19||09/24/2010|
It takes a village.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||09/24/2010|
"At the end of the day."
|by Anonymous||reply 21||09/24/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 22||09/24/2010|
awesome is the most overused term going
|by Anonymous||reply 23||09/24/2010|
"It was a miracle!"
"Let's make sure we're on the same page."
"Step up (to the plate) and do your share."
"Little man" or "common man."
|by Anonymous||reply 24||09/24/2010|
Saying anything has "jumped the shark."
|by Anonymous||reply 25||09/24/2010|
Passive agressive shit like "Good for you" (you know, in that sarcastic tone) or "Happy now?" ("No" *slap* " NOW I'm happy!").
"Hey, don't kill the messenger!" or "Hate the game not the player".
|by Anonymous||reply 26||09/24/2010|
A lot on their plate.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||09/24/2010|
"I can't wrap my head around that"
|by Anonymous||reply 28||09/24/2010|
Never assume. It makes an ass out of u & me.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||09/24/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 30||09/24/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 31||09/24/2010|
Back in the day.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||09/24/2010|
Everything always happens for the best.
It wasn't meant to be.
You have to BRING IT! (said 100 times on every "reality" competition show).
|by Anonymous||reply 33||09/24/2010|
One step at a time.
Easy does it.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||09/24/2010|
OH MY GOD!
A favorite of swishy atheist queens.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||09/24/2010|
"DId I really just say that?!"
"Did I say that out loud?!"
"I crack myself up!"
|by Anonymous||reply 36||09/24/2010|
"I fat fingered it." It's a way to explain a typo and it's obnoxious and stupid.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||09/24/2010|
I don't think those are expressions, but I'd love to punch anyone who uses them.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||09/24/2010|
"By any chance"
No. No chance.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||09/24/2010|
"I left my heart on the dance floor"
|by Anonymous||reply 40||09/24/2010|
"I'm a gay Christian."
|by Anonymous||reply 41||09/24/2010|
Don't blame me, I voted Nader.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||09/24/2010|
"God works in mysterious ways" as a response to a horrible tragedy.
Any response to a tragedy that claims it was either the result of bad karma in the past or a harbinger of bad karma in the future.
Both are the verbal equivalent of shrugging your shoulders and not bothering to actually care.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||09/24/2010|
"Be proactive" = do my work for me!
|by Anonymous||reply 44||09/24/2010|
There's a reason for everything.
Maybe this will lead to something better.
What part of you wanted [this tragedy] to happen? After all, you attracted it.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||09/24/2010|
"He died doing what he loved."
|by Anonymous||reply 46||09/24/2010|
"I'm going to give you such a pinch."
|by Anonymous||reply 47||09/24/2010|
"Calling all prayer warriors!"
|by Anonymous||reply 48||09/24/2010|
"I'm blessed, not stressed."
|by Anonymous||reply 49||09/24/2010|
"Are you New York-based?" Just ask if they live in New York.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||09/24/2010|
What part of "no" don't you understand?
|by Anonymous||reply 52||09/24/2010|
I'll pray for you.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||09/24/2010|
Don't mess with a Mama Grizzly.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||09/24/2010|
"I gave it 110 percent!" Also heard ad nauseum on reality tv shows... I want to scream that it's impossible to give more than 100%, your maximum capability, ya #^%*#^*^#* idiots! Did you ever take math class, asswipe?? Probably not, since you're on Survivor. There, I gave that post 110 percent.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||09/24/2010|
He who smelt it dealt it
|by Anonymous||reply 56||09/24/2010|
"I'm not here to make friends."
Punching them in the face is ok.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||09/24/2010|
"Academy Award winning actress, Gwyneth Paltrow!"
|by Anonymous||reply 58||09/24/2010|
"I'm like, HELLOOOOOOOO"
|by Anonymous||reply 59||09/24/2010|
"It takes fewer muscles to smile than to frown."
I wonder how many muscles it will take to shove my foot up your ass.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||09/24/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 61||09/24/2010|
Food or Cooking Network:
"Passion is my main ingredient."
|by Anonymous||reply 62||09/24/2010|
(usually said by a person who doesn't know a fucking thing about anything)
|by Anonymous||reply 63||09/24/2010|
"Can you say....?"
"Let's try to remain cognizant of....."
"in this space"
"drink the Koolaid"
"in the loop"
"walk the talk"
|by Anonymous||reply 64||09/24/2010|
"I'm exhauted from defending you [Obama]" as if that's Obama's fault and not the fault of the crazy media and stupid American public.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||09/24/2010|
"I'm Miss Helenbedd."
|by Anonymous||reply 66||09/24/2010|
"Real talk..." as if there were fake talk.
|by Anonymous||reply 67||09/24/2010|
"Reach out to" instead of "call"
|by Anonymous||reply 68||09/24/2010|
"The both," the way illiterate people say "both."
|by Anonymous||reply 69||09/24/2010|
"I know, riiiiight?"
|by Anonymous||reply 70||09/25/2010|
R12, I hate hearing someone say "Yum!" It's beyond creepy when an adult speaks in baby-talk.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||09/25/2010|
Prolly, co-sign, totes makes me want to prolly punch you out.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||09/25/2010|
r65, the person who has to bring their political b.s. into every thread. That's not an expression, it was a simple one-time statement.
"No sin is greater than the next". I hate moral equivalency, no stealing a cookie is NOT the same as murder. I actually heard someone say that today.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||09/25/2010|
"Put a pin in that."
My boss says this all the time. "Let's put a pin in that and get back to it later."
I'd never heard it before and I think she's using it wrong. It's still annoying.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||09/25/2010|
Yeah, R74, I always think of that expression meaning to pop something like a balloon and make it disappear.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||09/25/2010|
talk to the hand
Chelsea is where all the gays live now in NYC
they are thinking of adopting now that they are married
aren't they the cutest couple?
|by Anonymous||reply 76||09/25/2010|
Would you like to supersize that?
Would you like a large popcorn for an extra ten cents?
Still working on that?
Have we decided on some apps? (asked by a waiter)
|by Anonymous||reply 77||09/25/2010|
"Everything happens for a reason."
I hate this one. I've noticed it's used a lot by people who don't want to take responsibility for what's happened to them that were entirely in their control.
|by Anonymous||reply 78||09/25/2010|
Take it to the next level.
I can't believe no one posted it yet. I hear it multiple times on a daily basis and always cringe. Another one in that category is "relate" as in "I could really relate to it." Blech.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||09/25/2010|
"God never closes a door without opening a window" (or some such version).
I get that we have to make peace with the fragile nature of our existence, but not everything has a silver lining. In fact, most things don't.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||09/25/2010|
no offense but...
|by Anonymous||reply 81||09/25/2010|
Off topic, but I'm now insanely in love with R60.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||09/25/2010|
When life gives you lemons...
(my favorite response to that is "learn to kill a man with a lemon")
|by Anonymous||reply 83||09/25/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 84||09/25/2010|
|by Anonymous||reply 85||09/25/2010|
I love to watch (place name of reality show drek here)!
|by Anonymous||reply 86||09/25/2010|
"This is why they hate us."
Technically, it's defense of gay-bashing. That anyone gay can use it revolts me.
DL used to be a site with people so intelligent some threads were like college seminars, only more fascinating. Now any reply that isn't snide and short gets shot down with this lame-ass comment. Pathetic.
I also remember a time when we picked on the grammar of homophobes and freepers (same thing?) only, for the purpose of shaming them into leaving. Now even typos are mocked, which is just pointless, and many of the "oh, dear" comments are inaccurate (made when there's no mistake), which is, again, just pathetic.
"Rwhoever eats excrement."
That's what you've got? Can't imagine it would hurt anyone out of elementary school.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||09/26/2010|
Oh, and I also am in love with R60 and totally agree with R63.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||09/26/2010|
The use of "informed" in place of "influenced"
"self-starter"= I don't want to train you.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||09/26/2010|
"Let's throw some jello at the wall and see if it sticks"
|by Anonymous||reply 90||09/26/2010|
I'm a guy and I have a straight fuck buddy.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||09/26/2010|
As seen through a different lens
What would that look like?
|by Anonymous||reply 92||09/26/2010|
R74, I think she's messing up the expression, let's put a plug on that or let's put a lid on that.
The quote marks hand gesture.
I just want to " punch " them!
|by Anonymous||reply 93||09/26/2010|
Don't start anything you can't convince otherwise.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||09/27/2010|
r74 - That's a really old expression that's making a comeback; think of putting a pin in a grenade. Your boss's use is more or less correct, although since the expression already implies that "it" will be saved for later, adding "and get back to it later" is a bit pin-headed.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||09/27/2010|
That would actually make it kind of cool - I think she's talking more of a bulletin board type image. I'd much rather she pull a pin on a grenade.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||09/27/2010|
"It is what it is."
Anyone who uses that is immediately branded as a moron.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||09/27/2010|
It means pin as in thumbtack, not pin as in grenade. That's an interesting interpretation, though.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||09/27/2010|
How about some Internet speak?
"I can't. I just can't" (code for "overwhelmed")
"So this is happening" (accompanied by a twitpic or Instagram - as if it's some hilarious or incredible event)
...and my latest irritation. "This." (as an agreement with what's been posted above)
Say what you want about DL and its phrases, they're usually funny and have a style all their own.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||04/07/2013|
How about 24/7? It annoys the hell out of me. It used to be a gangsta speak type thing to say and now newscasters and citizens use it and it sounds tacky (to me). Say you are open all day, every day, say anything but 24/7.
|by Anonymous||reply 100||04/07/2013|
Is it true that idiots don't like idioms?
|by Anonymous||reply 101||04/07/2013|
erryday, erryone, etc
|by Anonymous||reply 102||04/07/2013|
Lena Dunham is the voice of a generation.
|by Anonymous||reply 103||04/07/2013|
[quote] Back in the day.
A Jennifer Aniston Movie.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||04/07/2013|
Have a good one!
|by Anonymous||reply 105||04/07/2013|
Half of the examples in this thread are irritating. The other half are just irritating people complaining about ordinary things.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||04/07/2013|
'at the end of the day' If I had a dollar for everybody a politician said that.
|by Anonymous||reply 107||04/07/2013|
There's no such thing as luck.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||04/07/2013|
He/she should sue.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||04/07/2013|
"Tax Cuts Create Jobs!"
"Obama is a Socialist!"
"Obama is a Muslim!"
"Gay Marriage will lead to bestiality!"
|by Anonymous||reply 110||04/07/2013|
[quote] It'll work out.
Also a Jennifer Aniston Movie (2015).
|by Anonymous||reply 111||04/07/2013|
"Don't let the door hit ya where the good lord split ya!"
Also, I'm sure everyone can read through this thread and find at least a few expressions they personally use. I guess we're all irritated by everything. (Or do we say errything now?)
|by Anonymous||reply 112||04/07/2013|
It's god's will
(...right after something horrible has happened.)
|by Anonymous||reply 113||04/07/2013|
I eat old peoples excrement
|by Anonymous||reply 114||04/07/2013|
Hella good. Um, no it's not.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||04/07/2013|
moving right along....
|by Anonymous||reply 116||04/07/2013|
Let go and let God...
|by Anonymous||reply 117||04/07/2013|
Because I Am Not One of Your Fans!
|by Anonymous||reply 118||04/07/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 119||04/07/2013|
Fuck me with a chainsaw
|by Anonymous||reply 120||04/07/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 121||04/07/2013|
Hella's hella stupid, R115, ain't it?
|by Anonymous||reply 122||04/07/2013|
It is what it is.
|by Anonymous||reply 123||04/08/2013|
I hate when people use "mad" to mean a lot like "I got mad skillz yo." Also yo.
|by Anonymous||reply 124||04/08/2013|
"I am not available unforntunately.
However, I have a few lovely daughters who also act, mightn't you consider one of them?
Make it happen and I will be a little more "friendly" next time.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||04/08/2013|
Not tonight - I have a headache.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||04/08/2013|
Let's agree to disagree.
|by Anonymous||reply 127||04/08/2013|
R127 YES! I feel patronized when that is said to me.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||04/08/2013|
"You only use 10% of your brain".
"Let's unpack that."
|by Anonymous||reply 129||04/08/2013|
"That sounds/looks/smells delish!"
"Magazines have issues. People have problems." My dad heard that one somewhere and repeated it every chance he got until one night I told him I had issues with him overusing it. Drove him nuts.
|by Anonymous||reply 130||04/08/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 131||04/08/2013|
"That looks sinful"
|by Anonymous||reply 132||04/08/2013|
At the end of the day, has anybody already said at the end of the day?
|by Anonymous||reply 133||04/08/2013|
R132, don't you hate people who use the word "sinful" to describe food?
|by Anonymous||reply 134||04/08/2013|
"Divinely decadent!" Gross food porn jargon that ruins the experience itself.
|by Anonymous||reply 135||04/08/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 136||04/08/2013|
what R105s, hate when people say that to me
|by Anonymous||reply 137||04/08/2013|
R134, I hate it when people use 'sinful' to describe anything, now that you mention it. But yeah, it's the worst. Like when they die they expect to get to heaven and be turned away for having had too many 'decadent' desserts at Macaroni Grill or something.
|by Anonymous||reply 138||04/08/2013|
it's not rocket science
|by Anonymous||reply 139||04/08/2013|
Shut the front door
I know, right?
cool beans (arghh)
|by Anonymous||reply 140||04/08/2013|
From the get go
Between a rock and hard place
not my cup of tea
barking up the wrong tree
|by Anonymous||reply 141||04/08/2013|
[quote]Shut the front door
|by Anonymous||reply 142||04/08/2013|
I hate that people still say 'think outside the box'. How about I punch you in your box?
|by Anonymous||reply 143||04/09/2013|
"It was meant to be"
"price point" [except for rare instances among retail pricing strategists, there's almost never a good reason to use this rather than "price"]
"gifted" as a verb
"old school" / "back in the day"
"architect of" [when not in the context of the architecture of buildings]
"makes it pop" / "pop of color" [more HGTV babble]
"bring the outdoors in" [it's a fucking window, not a daring design conceit; they've been around for thousands of years]
|by Anonymous||reply 144||04/09/2013|
I like your list, R144, especially "pop." Whenever I hear it, my teeth want to fall out.
|by Anonymous||reply 145||04/09/2013|
" Fiddle dee dee" "Well, I declare!" "Oh what I wouldn't tell that varmint"
|by Anonymous||reply 146||04/10/2013|
You didn't build that
|by Anonymous||reply 147||04/10/2013|
Except for the religious ones, I've used almost every expression posted here at one time or another. If they were all banned from the English language a lot of us would nearly be rendered mute.
|by Anonymous||reply 148||04/10/2013|
kill two birds with one stone...
more than one way to skin a cat.
|by Anonymous||reply 149||04/10/2013|
Speaking of animals, R149, I want to send to a kill shelter anyone who calls anything a puppy when they're not talking about a young dog.
|by Anonymous||reply 150||04/10/2013|
comme ci, comme ca
don't put all your eggs in a basket
one bad apple will spoil the whole bunch
|by Anonymous||reply 151||04/10/2013|
Not so much an expression but a word used, I think, wrongly. Whenever. I had a friend in junior high and high school and who would use this word to describe something that only happened once. She would say, "Well whenever my cat died", or something along those lines. I notice a lot of people do it and it drives me crazy because to me, whenever is used to connote something that happens more than once. Anyone else notice this?
|by Anonymous||reply 152||04/10/2013|
Makes me want to kill somebody.
And any version of shortened word use like this.
|by Anonymous||reply 153||04/10/2013|
Thanks, R153. I hate "totes adorbs" and the people who say it.
What are "amazeballs," though?
|by Anonymous||reply 154||04/10/2013|
Do you hate "back in the day"? If so, what do you say instead?
|by Anonymous||reply 155||04/10/2013|
It's all good.
|by Anonymous||reply 156||04/10/2013|
Yeah, R156. All WHAT is good?
|by Anonymous||reply 157||04/10/2013|
"old school" / "back in the day"
Suggest a better way to say this r144 cause these come in handy.
I supposed I could say "back when my parents were young." or "a few decades ago" or in the 50's/60's/70's etc.
Love to hear what you say instead.
|by Anonymous||reply 158||04/10/2013|
I hate back in the day r155. What I say instead is dependent on what I am talking about. To my nieces and nephews who are tech savvy high school kids I will say , "back when I was in high school.." to others who are around my age I say, "back in the 90's" or something similar.
|by Anonymous||reply 159||04/10/2013|
Don't know what "amazeballs" are but I've heard it used like this - "did you see the latest Iron Man movie? It was amazeballs."
|by Anonymous||reply 160||04/10/2013|
I guess since I've never seen an Iron Man movie...
|by Anonymous||reply 161||04/10/2013|
I'm pretty sure it's a derivative of "amazing". I would clock anyone who used it and have never heard it, but seen it written and it seems to imply amazing.
|by Anonymous||reply 162||04/10/2013|
R162, what it really implies is "Look at me, everybody. I'm a fucking idiot."
|by Anonymous||reply 163||04/10/2013|
r164 That is a long and tiresome expression indeed. I get so annoyed when my facebook friends have that as their status but they are trendy jerks so I shouldn't be surprised.
|by Anonymous||reply 165||04/10/2013|
This annoying girl at work shortens her words all the time. So instead of nasty she would say "nast" or instead of major she would say "maj".
Today while talking to another co worker and myself, she said "this is so sketch" , we both rolled our eyes and walked away
|by Anonymous||reply 167||04/10/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 168||04/10/2013|
Describing some object as a "bad boy."
Usually used by rednecks in their sale ads for vehicles.
|by Anonymous||reply 169||04/10/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 170||04/10/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 171||04/11/2013|
At this point in time...
It is what it is...
|by Anonymous||reply 172||04/13/2013|
"Thank you for your call. I am unavailable to take your call at this time, but leave a message and I will return your call *at my earliest convenience."
This is something young people are starting to say a lot. At MY EARLIEST convenience? I bristle whenever I hear it. This is not my friends/family doing it, but business contacts.
|by Anonymous||reply 173||04/13/2013|
people use the word like...I'm like, what's wrong with you?...and he's like, nothing's wrong!...and I'm like, something's wrong.
Either you are or not!!
|by Anonymous||reply 174||04/13/2013|
"I was, like, _____, and she was, all, ____"
God, how I hate it, R174.
|by Anonymous||reply 175||04/13/2013|
r175 Don't forget "I go." That's the most annoying.."So I go, yeah and he goes okay.."
|by Anonymous||reply 176||04/13/2013|
"Whatever" said to end an argument.
I'd rather they just said fuck you, I'm done talking and don't want to hear your stupid voice anymore. At least that would be honest.
|by Anonymous||reply 177||04/13/2013|
Talk to the hand, R177!
|by Anonymous||reply 178||04/13/2013|
Oh my god r178, I would cheerfully strangle whoever put that little fucking gem into our vocabulary.
|by Anonymous||reply 179||04/13/2013|
R26,the latter one always confused me...well,the player IS the integral part of the game,is he not?
|by Anonymous||reply 180||04/13/2013|
r180 It's just a fucking dumb way of saying, "Hate the sin, love the sinner."
|by Anonymous||reply 181||04/13/2013|
R176, I don't find "I go" as universal as "I was, like, _____." "I go" reminds me of something you'd hear in NJ or Brooklyn during the '60s.
|by Anonymous||reply 182||04/13/2013|
people who write "bwahaha"...so frigging annoying, i just want to reach out and punch them so hard, they fall off the chair!!
|by Anonymous||reply 183||04/14/2013|
I always picture the largest man in the world whenever someone says "bwahaha." He can only fit in a caftan, but wears no earrings.
|by Anonymous||reply 184||04/14/2013|
Slammin" (as in this crib is slammin')
good to go
yadda yadda yadda
|by Anonymous||reply 185||04/14/2013|
He's "killin' it."
|by Anonymous||reply 186||04/14/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 187||04/14/2013|
And the beat goes on....
|by Anonymous||reply 188||04/15/2013|
"You need to..."
As in the courtesy-free demand of "You need to back the fuck off, bitch" which has filtered down even to the telephone messages left by the business world: "You need to tell him that his dentist appointment is on Tuesday, at 3:00".
("No, I ask that strangers who call my home and disturb my peace should pose their requests politely and then I'll happily pass along a message, but don't mistake your problems with my needs.")
|by Anonymous||reply 189||04/15/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 190||04/15/2013|
I would avoid R87 in a bar.
|by Anonymous||reply 191||04/15/2013|
consensus of opinion
|by Anonymous||reply 192||04/16/2013|
"the F bomb" instead of "fuck." If you absolutely feel you can't say "fuck," opt for "the F word," which is far less pussified than "the F bomb."
|by Anonymous||reply 193||04/22/2013|