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chill as in to 'chill out'
I only hate them when they're preceded by the word research, though
Horrible sounding word for something rather nice
It doesn't annoy me, personally.
(I fuckin HATE the phrase "my bad". I had a meeting with my solicitor - a middle-aged, middle-class Englishman - and he used it. Think he thought he was in Legally Blonde)
as in "that will work in the online space"
Also hate "blue-sky", "touch base" and "touch points". Basically, any US business-isms that have been adopted by wanky City types.
just always hated the word Comic
As used by my estate agent. In fact, any 'verbed' word really.
But those are more down to context and the people who tend to say them, to be honest.
Project (the noun)
is in <<The tune will drop on July 19>>
and <<wait, wait, wait .... listen to the drop man ! BZZXBWWDBZXBBZWOWMWOMWOMWOMWOMZZXCXCVSVDGSDYWHUUEHUWUDWUH>>
and fail as well
For some reason, news teams on TV and radio are now "staying across" a story. Wtf does that mean?
to be fair i think i do like wherewithal, just like any excuse to write/say it
I'm a fan of that word too
I argued with people earlier who thought me using a semicolon was 'inaccessible'
Innovative. It is almost always used in a context where the product / service / idea is anything but.
Synergy. This awful word is often used by goobledegook merchants. Here's a real example of what I mean: "Operating Synergies result from activities’ cash flows being non-additive"
Feels like it should be exacterbate or something just to make it more satisfying to say
Most things with -ies added on the end.
Scientific terms intended to make someone sound clever but used in the wrong context so that they don't really make sense.
As in, Prometheus is Poo.
swag, lad, peak.
Also chillax and I hate it when people say "lay" when they mean "lie". For example "I'm just laying on my bed". 'cause that is something only an oviparous creature should be saying.