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I Say 'man' And 'dude' A Lot

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    I catch myself saying

    both a lot. I grew up in the 90s so I don't know if it was influenced because of my generation or if it's because I also grew up in the Midwest of the US. Needless to say, it's grown into a little habit.
    JohGrace JohGrace 22-25, F 1 Response May 4, 2014

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    Idk when I talk to different people, I say things differently. It reminds me of Revertigo from How I Met Your Mother. God, I love that show. This is a clip from the episode: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BTr0evZSis So, yeah, that's kinda how I get around some people. I called...
    xxLizRockszz xxLizRockszz 18-21, F May 8, 2011

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    It's A Culture Thing

    Dude...I believe a lot of it has to do with the era I grew up in. Man.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 8, 2011

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    bluebird8811 bluebird8811 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Well, i'm a girl and i say dude and man alot. its funny when people hear it and there like wtf? shouldnt a guy be doing that. I just shrugg. what else r u going to call your friends over?  there name? that can be kindof long ha!
    Xcomplicatedkindnessx Xcomplicatedkindnessx 13-15, F Apr 21, 2010

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