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  1. out on bail
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    17 Jan '13 18:52
    The two most annoying, for me:

    Free gift (isn't a gift free anyway?)

    Reverse back..


    Anyone else wish to contribute?


    Mike
  2. SubscriberPonderable
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    17 Jan '13 18:58
  3. Dublin Ireland
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    17 Jan '13 19:00
    Originally posted by michael liddle
    The two most annoying, for me:

    Free gift (isn't a gift free anyway?)

    Reverse back..


    Anyone else wish to contribute?


    Mike
    There's a supermarket near me named after you.

    Well, we spell it Lidl.

    My brother does say to his small children,

    Hey diddle diddle,
    we're all going to Lidl.
  4. Standard memberHandyAndy
    Non sum qualis eram
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    17 Jan '13 19:03
    I could care less.
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    17 Jan '13 19:25
    In my day....

    Not tonight I've got a headache
  6. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    17 Jan '13 19:32
    It is what it is.
  7. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    17 Jan '13 19:32
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    I could care less.
    (we know)
  8. In your face
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    17 Jan '13 19:41
    Like you say (even though I've never ever mentioned it!)

    Literally (when they actually mean virtually)
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    17 Jan '13 19:46
    Science doesn't know everything.

    (No, that's sort of the point....)
  10. Dublin Ireland
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    17 Jan '13 19:46
    Originally posted by Sicilian Sausage
    Like you say (even though I've never ever mentioned it!)

    Literally (when they actually mean virtually)
    Some people who use the word like as a full stop at the end of a sentence,


    Eg: I was walking down the road like
    and there he was like
    just standing there like
    you know? Like?
  11. SubscriberPonderable
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    17 Jan '13 19:49
    Annoying are Anglizisms. More annoying are German Anglizisms: Does anybody of you know what a "handy" is?
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    17 Jan '13 20:00
    At the end of the day...
  13. Joined
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    17 Jan '13 20:01
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    Annoying are Anglizisms. More annoying are German Anglizisms: Does anybody of you know what a "handy" is?
    A hand job with a strudel.
  14. SubscriberPonderable
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    17 Jan '13 20:06
    Originally posted by Zamboner
    A hand job with a strudel.
    A mobile phone.. That's the annoying thing, Germans invent words, which sound english...
  15. Standard membersasquatch672
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    17 Jan '13 20:11
    It's a win-win. But let's play it by ear.
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