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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 nowadays....it'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 it....no-one does THAT anymore....you'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.

Dylan Thomas.

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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:

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Making love has also been replaced by 'doing sex' :lol: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