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    My Most Hated Words List

    These are the words I absolutely hate. Puce Pustule Phlegm Bauble Horrid Poultice Please excuse me for letting those words enter your mind.
    ViennaRose200 ViennaRose200 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    A List Of Words I Don't Like In No Particular Order

    1. cure, or any word that contains it, like curator and secure2. azmuth3. pew, or any word that contains it, like punitive or pewter4. punker5. rebuke6. opus7. burly8. bungalow9. dink, rink, link, fink (but not ink, kink, pink, or sink)10. morsel11. mingle12. hyperbole13...
    DeadOfDecember DeadOfDecember 22-25, F Jul 29, 2011

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    Partisan

    Partisan -  an adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause, esp. a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.  Military. a member of a party of light or irregular troops engaged in harassing an enemy, esp. a member of a guerrilla band engaged...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F Mar 14, 2010

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    Needy

    I said to a dear friend recently that I don't like the word 'needy' and I never did explain. Let me give it a go... The word needy brings to mind poverty of the old days, the financially needy. Skinny kids with patches on their clothes. The needy, that needed donations just to...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful 31-35, F 10 Responses Feb 15, 2011

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    "speak To"

    I know, it's two words. I dislike having someone say "we need 'to speak to' this problem". We speak to other people. We speak about or of problems.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 46-50, M Sep 4, 2010

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    I Bought You Are Car,gave You A Dog And Yousay......

    please,no........ sorry thats two words.
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Mar 20, 2010

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    I'd Like To Speak To That Point -- Gdi!

    No!  No!  No!  My mom even says this one.  No one speaks TO a point.  They speak ABOUT a point, in favor of a point, or regarding a point.  We speak TO other people.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 46-50, M Mar 4, 2010

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    Drill Down

    Drill down, particularly when a person says we need multiple drill downs -- plural.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2010

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    Deliverable

    Here is another not fun one.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 46-50, M Mar 4, 2010

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    My List.

    - Exception - Forever - Beautiful - Sorry - Erotic - Piano - Lesbian - Swollen - Cutter - *** - Can't - Competition - Poulenc - Philosophy - Concert - Funeral - Memorial - Privilege - Organ - Lovey-dovey - Social - Abundant - Smell - Scent - Rigged - Golden - Preggo - Yoga...
    lntel lntel 22-25 1 Response Feb 19, 2012

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    Actionable

    Actionable.  Worse than the C-word, but you can say it in public. (It doesn't even get the spell check squiggly!  That is beyond pathetic.)
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    Best Practices

    Did a consultant come up with this one?  I think the answer is yes.  Right along with "benchmarking".  At least no one has converted "best practices" to "bestpracticing" yet.  How can there be best practices in a work group of five people, all under thirty...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 46-50, M Mar 10, 2010

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    Moist -gags-

    Whoever created this word must have a tough stomach. I can't say it without wanting to throw up.
    TwigTheWonderKid TwigTheWonderKid 18-21, F Apr 2, 2012

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    However, I also don't like being called a space cadet because I said I was happy that the supreme court ruled for gay marriage. In fAct this religious zealot said he would fight...
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    1. I don't hate kids or wish them any harm, but I am not a fan, either. I can be very short-tempered and impatient, and this is especially true when they are whining, screaming...
    Stratosara Stratosara 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    I hate when people feel the need to tell me they don't like me. Like okay, and? Do you think I care?
    lifesacruelgame lifesacruelgame 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    if you don't like me for who I am (my look my race my religion my thoughts and all the things I have or do or think of) I wouldn't care cause I'm happy with who I am and I would...
    AThousandSun AThousandSun 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My Uncle got Dementia and went into a home! I phoned up the UK Post Office to pay his bill and cancel his phone as his house had been empty for months and they were still charging...
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    On Saturday, a good friend of mine asked me to go to church with her. I didn't want to go, but I still went with her to make her happy. I don't normally go to church, so I thought...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Many years ago now I went to an event and met someone there who I felt was pretty interesting. He was a poet and artist so we exchanged info and have kept in touch sort of through...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    You don't like me ? thats cute, i really couldn't care less :) bye
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't like my father as a father, but I still like him as a friend. So for 2 and a half months, I lived with my dad, since my mum is moving to another country, temporarily. In...
    azurevanilla azurevanilla 13-15 4 days ago

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    I'm pretty young and most teenagers say they don't like their mom because they didn't buy them a new phone or any little reason like that. I don't like my mom because she is the...
    Oxidant Oxidant 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I really don't like racists. Life is too short to waste it on hate.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I really don't like racists. Life is too short to waste it on hate.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I think anime is something someone gets into at a fairly young age and the obsession stays with them for life. I am 23 and have a friend who enjoys anime A LOT. I try to watch the...
    stonecoldflame stonecoldflame 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Not so much my grandparents, just my grandpa, I love my grandmother more than anyone because she raised me since the day I was born. My grandpa on the other hand is the most...
    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    The weekend was going good until I found out that my M-I-L practised reiki on my son. Something that we don't believe in and don't want her messing with. We were so close to...
    aquiver aquiver 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't like rude comments. Especially when you create fights with it that are pointless in the end.
    Aaaashton Aaaashton 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I don't know why.When we talk about a man woman friendship,people assume more than there is to it.Some men also insist on doing things the woman may not want like insisting on...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    What if a person that you love lie to you and in their defense they say :I did not tell you because I wanted to protected your heart ..or I don't want you get mad or I didn't tell...
    Alicoop Alicoop 36-40, F Jun 26

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    I don’t much like people who have chosen one particular, real goal in life and work tirelessly to achieve it. All it screams to me is an unimaginative mind and a refusal to think...
    UnrealSpectre UnrealSpectre 26-30, M Jun 26

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    no really, I don't :-)(-: always the block button. just wish we could have a block button in real life
    TheIronyOfItAll TheIronyOfItAll 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 26

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    She puts so much pressure on me to succeed you see I'm home schooled and she tells us all theses tales about how horrible school is. I'm not sure if their really true. Sometimes...
    Hannahmoore Hannahmoore 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Know what i mean? I don't like to be forced to learn something.
    liippy liippy 18-21, M Jun 24

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    Can I please just let this out? (it's pretty long O__O) It's summer break and my dad keeps on ordering everyone in the family around. He calls at least 3~4 times a day everyday...
    sweetcolors123 sweetcolors123 16-17 Jun 23

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    I usually do fine if I'm around maybe 8 or fewer people but once it starts going beyond that I'm looking for breathing room. Why is it that the crowd dynamic seems to be able to...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I just never got them. It seems as though everybody here has one exception to their rule but I really don't. My mom loved musicals. When I was little she'd show me Sound of Music...
    NorCalBoy NorCalBoy 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    My Dad is unemployed and a sore loser. He is an alcoholic who like to spend his time going to bars and getting drunk. I hate when my parents have to argue and fight sometimes. My...
    flamingheadboy512 flamingheadboy512 13-15, M Jun 21

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    Not really, I don't much give a damn personally. I don't have a dad and never really did, much like a few of my friends and few others with particularly BAD fathers. We've...
    elipses elipses 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I don't like being argumentative, but I can get defensive. When I am sure of my stand, and I know I am dealing with an idiot, I just roll my eyes, inwardly say 'whatever', and just...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 20

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    I feel like if you're a stranger and you call me these names, you've already explained how you feel about me. When a man that I don't know says this to me, it usually has some...
    madnyss madnyss 16-17, F Jun 19