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I Dislike Certain Phrases

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    The following are the phrases I simply hate. Of course, these are also the phrases my mom uses the most. Is there some sort of corollary? 1. "It will make you a well-rounded [insert round gesture] person." I put well-rounded in bold because that's what she...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Aug 7, 2009

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    To name a few........

    .. Fresh frozen....well what else would it have been, spoiled then frozen? It's hailing!!! ....95% of the time that's way wrong. hail is common only in warm weather , believe it or not, with thunderstorms. Usually it is sleet that is falling, when it's cold and as a sort of...
    4k5dii 4k5dii 46-50, M Apr 29, 2014

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    For a Variety of Reasons

    A lot of phrases that are overrused, are used to reinforce stereotypes, and do not enable people to put much creativity into their vocabulary.  The same phrases are repeated over and over to the extent that their words becoming meaningless.   Today my detested...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 28, 2009

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    Kafka-esque

    Thank God most schools in the US stopped teaching anything worth reading, because in the 90s I was getting a bit annoyed at the over use of the term Kafka-esque. Thankfully the metamorphosis of modern education into a big joke has caused a reduction in the use of this banal trope...
    kryptonian kryptonian 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    Practice Makes Perfect

    It's not true, children. You will never become perfect. I used to think if I set my mind to something I could do it no matter what. It's not true though. Nobody is perfect, and kids need to learn this and stop wasting their time on things they're not meant to or don't want to do...
    PyroPyrate PyroPyrate 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2011

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    I Hate The Phrase "Everything Happens For A Reason."

    "Oh everything happens for reason." Is it just me, or does anyone else hate the phrase "everything happens for a reason?" To me, this phrase would mean that NONE of us are in control of our future or destiny. And wouldn't that suck? See, if everything happens for a reason...
    kraftsmooth kraftsmooth 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Just A Few

    It annoys the hell out of me when somebody complains about something stupid like their pen running out of ink or losing their car for week and some stupid mofo says "first world problems" . My first issue with this is life isnt f*king twitter dude. You can't just use twitter hash...
    Nic00l Nic00l 16-17, F Nov 12, 2012

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    Maybe it's not snapchat, but a certain person I "snapped" today. I got my new driver license today, and sent a 4 second snap of it to everyone in my contacts saying "officially 21...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    The majority of feminists nowadays are completely messed up. First of all, for the important stuff that actually gets documented, they like to use out-of-date resources. Like...
    NocheSombra NocheSombra 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I think she hates me at times.. She shows favoritism towards her son but claims she loves us both equally.. she makes me do the chores when we all have different days. I mean I...
    taconyankitty taconyankitty 18-21, F May 14

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    It's voyeurism toned down! I don't care and certainly don't want to see what others do in their private lives!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Ive avoided watching twilight until now.. Ok watching watching .. Im trying to like it but .. I dont understand why this bella girl is obsessing with a guy? I also dislike...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Every cell within me fills with loathing every time I see one of them. Their smell, their hairlessness, their neotenic-alien-like facial expression, their bodily proportions and...
    indigosmanthus indigosmanthus 18-21, F Apr 29

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    I dislike it when people don't get simple grammar or spellings right. Too many people don't know when to use apostrophes and get elementary spellings wrong. For the record: Don...
    ks145 ks145 22-25, M 1 Response May 1

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    I dislike these people to say the least. Here are some symptoms: 1. You hate 13-15 people, and let them know all the time. 2. You believe everyone on the internet is fake. 3. You...
    BlackDigitalis BlackDigitalis 13-15, F May 1

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    I like confident people that hold their head high and could care less what others think about them. I highly dislike people that are too full of themselves as if their farts don't...
    imasweetheart imasweetheart 13-15, F 1 Response May 7

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    I dislike them, but I am also becoming a jealous guy of my sister. As she is more popular than me and gets many dates. God forbids she knows this though. I am becoming a bitter...
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M May 14

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    CAN EVEN LIKE AND DISLIKE RE :P
    BURPINGISFUN123 BURPINGISFUN123 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    I truly dislike how the majority of people think in the terms of sex. Life has much more meaning to it than the pursuit of polishing your physical needs. Yes sex is great and what...
    SuperSchuler SuperSchuler 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    In certain roles in life. Always from a child till now. With or without reason. Whatever side of them I'm on. If they're helping or hindering me. They depress me. They represent...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Ever had that feeling when a friend leaves then comes back and says theyll stay just to leave come back and leave again it really is taking the **** and its happening to me now by...
    Pedroman75 Pedroman75 16-17, M 1 Response May 14

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    I think that (based on my experiences) I am a very charmful person for those who are kind & polite people. I don't know why? Even for the very 1st time of our meeting. I am not...
    A11Willy A11Willy 26-30, F 1 Response May 16

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    my coworker said he was going to bake his nephew a cake...I was like "you need to instagram the shyt out of it"....I think that will be my new phrase at work
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Any reactionary extreme group really. I feel truly uncomfortable that someone would believe their faith or lack of thereof so literally. It scares me because I find the beleifs...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    People like this I would prefer to avoid. They can suck all of the joy out of winning the lottery. I once worked for a Vietnamese Buddhist woman, she was usually so positive and...
    SandyDandy1968 SandyDandy1968 46-50, F Apr 26

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    Why the hell are there so many freaking pervs on EP? 30 year old men asking 12 year old girls to do something sexual to them is absolutely disgusting!
    cat3770 cat3770 16-17, M Apr 26

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    I live in a small rural community. I have a disability and made the BIG mistake of trusting someone with this knowledge. I shouldn't have done that. But it's too late. I don't know...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    ...for posting **** on my posts, then blocking me from cussing their ***** out... I'm too nice for that. Improve your life, to inspire...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I love life, and I love to have fun. You girls out there that that think you are so sexy, sensuous, so appealing. That have these hot bodies. I got news for you, they won't last...
    davideo1952 davideo1952 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    I hate girls who are like "oh my godddd I am so fat" just so they can get a compliment from you to tell them how skinny they are.
    flowerbomb13 flowerbomb13 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I just want to vent realquick I love police officers but there is 1% that is crooked and I hope somebody pays u back like the one time u planted weed in my car if iwouldve known u...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28

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    Love is patient, love is kind; it does not envy, it does not boast. It is not proud, it is not rude, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28

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    Thy awkward moment when your best friend is making out with her boyfriend right behind you:/
    LibertyFailure LibertyFailure 16-17, F Apr 28

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    When I am upset and someone tells me to calm down ( or cheer up ), it is like throwing gasoline on a fire. It's not helpful, and it actually fuels my anger or frustration. To me...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 1 Response Apr 28

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    Blocking me before I could respond...oh so butt hurt. Let your ignorance soothe your soul when you find yourself on the nasty end of someone else's ignorance. What an ugly day to...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 28

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    If my future job involves filling in lots and lots and lots of paperwork, I have already pretty much failed to accomplish my dream job and will have to hunt for another one.
    Ienjoychickenwings Ienjoychickenwings 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    I guess some people have too much pride. They know what they did but pretend it never happened and start talking to you again like everything is fine. Im one of those people who...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Apr 29

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    To be clear. I don't hate dogs and I would never hurt a dog but it all goes back to my childhood. Our neighbor was a police officer and adopted a retired police dog. It would jump...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    Let me say if you do not like people, then do not have a job where you have to deal with people. . . More and more people are becoming nurses, not because they want to help people...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Apr 30

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    I prefer you not to tell me to calm down it will only make the situation more worse than it already is let me vent and get my point across and I'll be good
    shericka1992 shericka1992 22-25, F Apr 30

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    One of my biggest icons in life is Captain America, and I'm not even American. I love the character so much simply because of one line in the film, 'The First Avenger', when asked...
    twofacetoo twofacetoo 18-21, M 2 Responses May 3

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    I am sure this will just tick off soooo many people...but n offence...too bad........ I have reality TV....why do we need to watch someone else's life?! some of it just plain...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 5 Responses May 3

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