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I Say 'man' And 'dude' A Lot

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    I notice I say dude a lot

    and I say man a lot but I mostly say dude even to girls and adults its like out of habit or something
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Sometimes

    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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    I am so, so tired of trying to be someone I'm not. So here it comes: I do not care about anyone as much as I care about/for myself. No matter who you are or what we are, I will not...
    Colourfi Colourfi 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    dude put your clothes on that's atrocious :/
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Boom, ******* boomMan, sorry dude, I thought you were an object! 
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    As I lay down and hear the morning birds chirping, I sigh because I couldn't sleep again.. But.. Now I wonder what they're saying each morning..? 'Dude, I had the weirdest dream...
    PessimisticPenguin PessimisticPenguin 31-35, M Apr 8

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    I went to New York City with two of my friends. I ended up getting separated from them in a big store. I was flying around looking for them. I thought the ceiling was too low so I...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    one of my exes left me for another girl i cast a spell on him made him dumb as hell my dude then the girl he left me for i made her look like **** she had a ugly as hairstyle and...
    sweetwitchy sweetwitchy 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    The FightOne Sunday my husband and I spent the day cleaning up an empty house. So full of dust and paint, we were looking forward to a hot shower. Parking the van at a petrol...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Ezyaspie Ezyaspie 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Gayooshit16 Gayooshit16 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    MegaManZero97 MegaManZero97 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Hello fellow EP members.My voice has to be heard.Because of a random comment from another member on here on EP a British guy.Apparently he thought I was man.Because of how I...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 Apr 14

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    The worse betrayal.. ( man with the high powered rifle) Chapter 1 the start I got up I looked at the clock it was 6:00 am I had to be in school soon... I got up and decided to...
    Hellfire66 Hellfire66 18-21, M Apr 14

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    oh hell yeah! I wish I had my camera ready for the dude I saw today, maybe in his late 50's. his T-shirt said, " it's not just a haircut, it's a lifestyle"! the dude was sporting...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M Apr 16

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    A nun with big boobs boarded a bus and sat near a dude. The dude kept looking at the nun's boobs. The nun realized this. She held her rosary and asked, "Are you looking at Jesus...
    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M Apr 18

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    Yeah! I'm blocked! And I blocked them too! So take that girl, dude, whatever you are. I poste a new story about being 13 and leahaha is right there saying she is 16 and add her...
    MaddietheGoalie MaddietheGoalie 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    It's just not soon enough. After being the best husband a man could honestly be I got left behind for some dude who is 10 years my junior and a mini version of me but he's, as she...
    goodman72 goodman72 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    TicTacDab TicTacDab 31-35, M Apr 10

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    Am I wrong for feeling this way?? I just spent over $600 on baby stuff & my boyfriend only had negative things to say! "Better you than me" he told me & I'm just like WTF dude...
    briagvnn briagvnn 22-25, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 26-30, F Apr 2

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    bzok92 bzok92 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Hello well I'm new at this website so I just want to share something that happened to me a few months ago, Well a few months ago I was on a vacation with my boyfriend and 2 other...
    Alondra30 Alondra30 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Chinsei Chinsei 26-30, M Apr 6

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    When ever you need a good laugh, all you need is this dude.. man I remember him like it was yesterday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFW1taJvhUw
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    To the dude out there, (I'm not giving a sick guy any face to spare) so this is directed to tomcam who blocked me for really stupid reasons. what did I even do to deserve being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 16

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