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Phrases and terminology that needs to STOP!

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by MarkHastings, Sep 2, 2005.

  1. MarkHastings

    MarkHastings Executive Producer

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    Is anyone else sick of hearing almost every product being made of "...a patended Space Age technology"? or "developed by NASA"?

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  2. alan halvorson

    alan halvorson Screenwriter

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    Yes, I am. I am also sick of the phrase, at this point in time.
     
  3. Chu Gai

    Chu Gai Lead Actor

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    Their overuse has resulted in a lack of gravitas.
     
  4. MarkHastings

    MarkHastings Executive Producer

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    How about those annoying Junk Mail Magazines that proclaim:

    "WARNING! This will be your last issue..."
     
  5. Henry Gale

    Henry Gale Producer

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    [c]OFFICIAL BUSINESS[/c]
     
  6. Michael Reuben

    Michael Reuben Studio Mogul

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    I don't mind the phrases and terminology as much as the grammar. [​IMG]

    M.
     
  7. Rob Gardiner

    Rob Gardiner Screenwriter

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    I hate it when people say, "I feel..." when they really should be saying, "I think..."
     
  8. Paul McElligott

    Paul McElligott Screenwriter

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    I despise the word "leverage" used as a verb. [​IMG]
     
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    Michelle Schmid Stunt Coordinator

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    I love that one! It always makes me laugh because 99.9% of the time it's the first issue I've ever received, and I have no interest in ever receiving another one! But, yes, threaten me! Please! That is definitely the way to get me to order something.
     
  10. MarkHastings

    MarkHastings Executive Producer

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    LOL - Yeah, it was originally: "Terminology that needs to STOP!", but I added the "Phrases and" and never fixed the rest.
     
  11. Mark Lucas

    Mark Lucas Second Unit

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    None of these phrases bother me that much.
     
  12. Chris Lockwood

    Chris Lockwood Producer

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    > I despise the word "leverage" used as a verb.

    Why?
     
  13. Jerry Almeida

    Jerry Almeida Second Unit

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    I hate the phrase "For all intents and purposes."
    Especially because most people say "For all intensive purposes." [​IMG]
     
  14. Jason Kirkpatri

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    Time efficiencies, good times, solid, butter on toast, meathooked, SWEET (please go away, back to the 70's where you came from!!!), girlfriend, noob/newb/n00b/noobie/etc.

    There are many more; this is sufficient for now. [​IMG]
     
  15. Jeff Ulmer

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    Hey, this is deja vu all over again!
     
  16. Malcolm R

    Malcolm R Executive Producer

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    You know whut I'm sayin'?
     
  17. Henry Gale

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    I'm seeking closure for this thread. [​IMG]
     
  18. MarkHastings

    MarkHastings Executive Producer

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    Ah, that reminds me of another hated phrase...IBTL
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  19. Carl Miller

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    I'm sick of people saying "at the end of the day...."

    But you know, at the end of the day I'm not going to lose sleep over it.
     
  20. ThomasC

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    Back in the day, people wouldn't care about this stuff.
     

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