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I Dislike Certain Phrases

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 48 People

    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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    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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    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 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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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

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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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    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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    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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    I dislike myself :/ I like people with a certain look and body type and would throw myself at that person on here if he's single. So I'm the kind of not quite normal am I? I know...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    Well almost my step mom. My dad doesn't know when they're getting married. I'm sure he wouldnt tell me anyway. He texted me about the engagement in July and that was basically the...
    wheretogo98 wheretogo98 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    ...dislike doesn't come close. This guy is literally wasting time to sap as much as he can from our already financially struggling family. He's the second driving instructor I've...
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    In fact, I dislike all people who call people out there name. No matter what the conflict is. Men don't deserve to put there hands of females, or call then b I t c h and H o e s...
    Briilashun Briilashun 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Mistakemaker80 Mistakemaker80 31-35, F Oct 14

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    I don't completely dislike it, I just hate that it brings out the worst of the nerd community.
    lalaloopsytrollpony lalaloopsytrollpony 18-21, F Oct 16

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    Five things I like. One. Authentic Mexican tacos ,shut your mouth and get out of town. Two. Being in a happy punch drunk mood while hanging out with friends (that doesn't...
    ashless ashless 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    I tend to be able to predict if something good or bad is going to happen. I get this strange feeling in my body kind of like an unusual "sensation"? (usually bad, sadly). But I...
    barbieolic barbieolic 16-17, F Oct 12

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    Enfants design élégant dans Dernière collection Ralph Lauren   Ralph Lauren est une marque qui a été sur le radar de la mode pour la meilleure partie d'un siècle...
    daisy02gladys daisy02gladys 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Guilty!! .. I have done this & so far so good no drama misery or moochers & dnt 4get certain family members .. Life is so much better .. It was kinda boring & depressing & lonely...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Why? Why do people hate it? the ones that do are jelous saddos. But wtf is wrong with them?
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    -.- I have this copycat on EP and he has all of the same experiences as me and the same profile picture!
    Jovanite Jovanite 13-15, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    ************ is highly UNDER-RATED.
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Wal-Mart sold me bad yogurt /.-
    healthyvibes healthyvibes 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Why do I keep doing this to myself! I keep going back to her! She keeps reeling me in! Keeps using me! She has a boyfriend, why doesn't she go to him! Why do I have to love her?! I...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 31 mins ago

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    elegant malevolence giving way to unexpected flashes of compassion.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Oct 2

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    So I get the long expected call From the owner of the company that my salary is going to be cut 15-20%. It was cut 20 % 3 yrs ago. At the end of the yr my car goes too - I'm in...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M Sep 25

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    Someone told me that feminism is unnecessary because men do not degrade women within the **** industry because all focus is on pleasuring them. Someone please tell me how...
    buttonpins buttonpins 16-17, F Sep 25

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    Ugggh unless it's on TV you need to keep drama away from me. I do take part in drama sometimes on rare occasions but I am not one to spread it like wild fire
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I don't see why anyone would like mean people! They are mean! They don't care about anyone except themselves and they don't care about who they hurt
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I love to learn new things (except math, I hate math), but the school system is just so dumb. Sitting in stuffy classrooms for 6 hours is not a great atmosphere for students. Some...
    averiejune15 averiejune15 13-15, F Sep 26

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    M-F commute on train to work. It just get old
    boohya boohya 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Being told to "calm down" is the quickest way to push me over the edge! Yeah...I've got issues SURPRISE!!
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    Sensational rather than factual of geographical. Shallow and unremarkable. Off putting and unrelenting.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 28

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    My x bought me a pair of red stillettos, I don't wear red, but as they were a gift tried them on 4 him, walked up & down hall couple times & took them off. He said ' exchange them...
    Rapunzel3 Rapunzel3 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    Sadly the group i'm in now are fair weather friends. Only sticking with you in the good times and ignore you in the bad times. I consider them weak and closed minded people that...
    wrongimpressions wrongimpressions 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    Seriously has telling a pissed off guy to calm down ever helped a situation? Cause it sure as hell never helps me.
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    This happens to me all the friggin time!! Ughh! Women, I am not just a piece of meat! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV8JPZyJiuE
    eztarg3t eztarg3t 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    If you beep your horn .03 seconds after the light changes green, I can promise you I will shut off my car, lay on my hood, and feed birds for an hour.
    shymic shymic 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 2

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    You don't like me for some small reason?, Fine. Always judging anything I do?, Go ahead. I honestly don't care, you know why?. Because I'm living my life happy and content whilst...
    13Selene13 13Selene13 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    5 things I like 1 coffee 2 sunsets 3 reading 4. Fashion 5. Sewing 5 things I don't like 1. Bananas 2. Fakeness 3. People who drive slow 4. Snow storms 5...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I hate it when people rage over others that aren't even doing anything to them- it's up to them to decide what they want to wear or do or what opinion they want to have! You can go...
    unicornbombz unicornbombz 16-17, F Oct 4

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    Right rain you've had your fun please stop, it's not funny anymore 😕😕😕😕😕
    mysticangel40 mysticangel40 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Maybe the weather, maybe the homework, perhaps the cranky people and all their dreary faces, i do not know but this monday blew!
    Smiletoday33 Smiletoday33 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I'm myself on here ....to a point . I joke a lot ...but there is more to me than just jokes ...but you will never see it . I'm private and prefer to keep things that way .
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 70+ 3 Responses Oct 7

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    Judgmental people everywhere you go, fake friends, having to see some of them fakies in semester 2. Worst of all no true/genuine friend I can hangout with. I have lots of friends...
    Unicornycorn Unicornycorn 16-17, F Oct 7

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    I seriously can't be around guys.. I get really bad anxiety and I'm just really awkward.. And the whole time, I'm thinking (oh god... This is terrible)
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 7

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    Seriously.. What teacher assigns Write-offs for PDA?
    VolleyballHailey VolleyballHailey 16-17, F Oct 8

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    I have not been a member here so long. But I've found this website for no good use. I got messages where they told me that this website is good and that people here can help you...
    lacunatrip lacunatrip 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 8