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    is it just me?

    It"s not so much the butchering of the english language that drives me nuts, when it's just stupid misuse of words. I can't stand it.

    So my girl and I go down the road today for a beer and a burger lunch. I honed in on the conversation behind me because two guys were discussing a walk in freezer at his restaurant.

    Guy says "The maintenance guy was UNthawing the freezer for LITERALLY forever"

    Then he goes on and on about proper de-icing techniques. Course all I heard was "bla bla bla unthaw bla bla unthaw unthaw bla bla irregardless unthaw"

    I just can't stand it. I think it's hypothetacly impossible for anyone to annoy me more than that guy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by B_roche View Post
    It"s not so much the butchering of the english language that drives me nuts, as when it's just stupid misuse of words. I can't stand it.

    So my girl and I go down the road today for a beer and a burger lunch. I honed in on the conversation behind me because two guys were discussing a walk in freezer at his restaurant.

    Guy says "The maintenance guy was UNthawing the freezer for LITERALLY forever"

    Then he goes on and on about proper de-icing techniques. Course all I heard was "bla bla bla unthaw bla bla unthaw unthaw bla bla irregardless unthaw"

    I just can't stand it. I think it's hypothetacly impossible for anyone to annoy me more than that guy.





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    Quote Originally Posted by the dangling wrangler View Post
    Just to make a point irregardless is just as incorrect as UNTHAW!

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    Quote Originally Posted by B_roche View Post
    It"s not so much the butchering of the english language that drives me nuts, as when it's just stupid misuse of words. I can't stand it. Incorrectly puncuated and the second part of the first sentence doesn't make any sense.

    So my girl and I go down the road today for a beer and a burger lunch. I honed in on the conversation behind me because two guys were discussing a walk in freezer at his restaurant.

    Guy says "The maintenance guy was UNthawing the freezer for LITERALLY forever"

    Then he goes on and on about proper de-icing techniques. Course all I heard was "bla bla bla unthaw bla bla unthaw unthaw bla bla irregardless unthaw"

    I just can't stand it. I think it's hypothetacly impossible for anyone to annoy me more than that guy.
    Wrangler is right. The language nazi is watching.


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    What first caught my eye, was the word English. I've always spelled it with a capitol "E".

    I try to use spell check all the time. It's free.

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    Well, did they use hot water from the "hot water heater" hooked to a "hose pipe"?

    I'm sure there are a few more of these out there.
    It's refreshing to pull your head out of the box when servicing a system.

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    Wow...some of you guys are so brutal

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    Quote Originally Posted by absoair View Post
    Well, did they use hot water from the "hot water heater" hooked to a "hose pipe"?

    I'm sure there are a few more of these out there.
    I have heard "hose pipe" before.
    It must be from that area of the country. The guys I've heard use it, were from NC.

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    I was trying to be nice and only mention the most obvious and most relevant to this post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Senior Tech View Post
    Wow...some of you guys are so brutal
    I was just coming back from a few beers, cut me some slack on punctuality. The point was the way people misuse words, and how it can be annoying.

    I fixed my second sentience, and Hypothetically impossible was a joke.

    daym....brutal. The punctuation Nazi's can kiss the fattest part of my ass
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    Quote Originally Posted by classical View Post
    Just to make a point irregardless is just as incorrect as UNTHAW!
    yeah that was what made it annoying

    He said literally forever, irregaurdless, and unthaw
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    Last edited by B_roche; 11-21-2009 at 07:52 PM. Reason: wont let me delete
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