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Phrases I hate

NeoPhile

Can I get a "Bright not Broken"?
In this thread, we talk about different phrases that people use that we hate. There are always things that people say that get our goat, and this is the place to talk about them!

I'll go first:
"My son/daughter/nephew/cousin/dog's hairdresser's son's best friend is on the spectrum; so I know what you guys go through, and I'm necessarily for you." and all its variants.
First of all, you don't know what we go through, and just because someone in your family is autistic spectrum doesn't mean you're necessarily for us. Sometimes, parents of autistic children kill or abuse their kids. Just because someone in your family is on the spectrum doesn't mean you get to speak for us.
 

Acorn_Elf

Well-Known Member
Referring to someone as "Damaged goods."

A sibling told me I'm attractive but that unfortunately I'm "damaged goods" and that no quality person would want me. Wtf
 

Streetwise

Well-Known Member
V.I.P Member
Insults that animals nAmes i wont say the names as it sickens me
or saying Jesus Christ would they like it if i used their name as a curse or blasphemy
 

Bolletje

Overly complicated potato
V.I.P Member
I hate when couples speak about themselves in plural only. The worst one IMHO:
"We're pregnant!" Oh great, but unless you both have a baby growing inside of you, that's technically not true.
 

Acorn_Elf

Well-Known Member
I hate when couples speak about themselves in plural only. The worst one IMHO:
"We're pregnant!" Oh great, but unless you both have a baby growing inside of you, that's technically not true.
I hate when couples have a shared Facebook page. :X
 

Meg12

Strange Cat
The expression "no brainer" because it's usually used as a form of manipulation so the person can get their way.
 

Tyrantus1212

An odd dinosaur. Yet a dinosaur.
"I don't want to talk about it". Pushes my buttons every time because I DO want to talk about it, OK?? I want to make the problem better, not run away from it! I want to talk things over and work on whatever is causing the disagreement! Not leave the topic alone and stay angry, OK?? The people who say this phrase always remain angry. My doc told me to listen to that phrase and the only reason I'll work on that is to prevent the fight from escalating. Otherwise I still detest that phrase and I still detest the way people react to me in general.
 

Jorg

Well-Known Member
In my country there's this one I really hate "El que nació para maceta del corredor no pasa" translated is like "Whom was born a flowerpot never goes far from the house entrance" Which is like a mediocre or something you put limits on yourself, like if you born someway you only can reach little. I really hate it and try not to follow it.
 

Aeolienne

Well-Known Member
V.I.P Member
I hate it when weather presenters say "Temperatures will struggle to get up to x degrees". Temperatures don't struggle - they just are!
 

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