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New words for old.

Postby Bubbles » Sat, 16 Jul 2005 5:24 pm

OK, here's a post for the clued up.

I have been reliably told by my son that NO-ONE calls a group a group's a band.

And also there are no discos, only clubs.

And 'girlfriend' is on it's way out, though what they put in place of that I don't know....maybe 'partner'...?

And as for the word 'courting'....forget does THAT're 'seeing' someone.

So come on you clued up ones, tell us what's gone out wordwise. What word makes you cringe with it's old-fashionedness?
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

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Postby dot dot dot » Sat, 16 Jul 2005 6:56 pm

Whenever I say "on the contrary" when talking to me misses, she will stare at me and say: " u mean to say "no lah?"

Not sure whether that is out of fashion with her, but surely non-desired wording. :cry:



Postby Guest » Tue, 19 Jul 2005 11:25 pm

Making love has also been replaced by 'doing sex' :lol:

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Tue, 19 Jul 2005 11:33 pm

the phrase i find very "old world" is.. "in this day and age"... gosh, can't people just say "now" or "nowadays"...??

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