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gecko BS: Irritatin' phrases.... (117* d) RE: BS: Irritatin' phrases.... 18 Nov 05


As I see it, the only good thing about 'catchphrases' is that they go out of fashion eventually - though not soon enough for me.

Four that currently drive me to distraction are:

whatever
level playing field
it's all good - Dave's wife beat me to that one, and
not a problem.

Don Watson's recent book 'That Death of the English Language' should be mandatory reading for all politicians and bureaucrats, to mention just two groups who regularly indulge themselves with mis-use of our beautiful language.

YIU
gecko


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