Discussion in 'The Chatterbox' started by DaltonGang, Feb 9, 2022.
You answered Dalton with a "commonly used word that DOES exist, but is a form of a more commonly used word".
How about “nu-uh!”?
Hey, that sounds similar to my "onh"(I'm onh get that Gold Medal")
A 2 year olds spaghetti dinner.
That should be an official word. And for the love of penguins, don't call them noodles!
It took time here...
We use the words so much, I wasn't really sure they weren't in the dictionary.
Nice double-negatonier, Terry(the way "negative" is said in these parts-but not by me.)
Good question, Maybe in school on an English test.
Squō-zèd ..... past past tense of squeeze.
Squashèdèd ..... a very mashed mouse.
I don’t think “canuckish” has made it to the dictionary.
Ahh, we never know what makes it into the dictionary these days. Is one of the meanings of the word "SO" a classic beginning word to any sentence?
In that context, "so" is a phatic.
Good research-unless you knew that anyway. I am dying for the day someone uses it like that with another person, who in turn says "Nobody says it like that anymore".
I knew that anyway.
Here’s a good one I just read; procraftinate; to spend time making some fun craft item, rather than do what you are supposed to be doing.
There was a dock manager when I worked at the post office who used to say, “Look people, this isn’t rocket scientry!”
I've always liked Jon Taffer's "stupivisor"... a manager with neither the pay grade nor the actual authority to perform his or her job properly.
In my years as a teacher, I had my share of “stupidvisors” too.
Separate names with a comma.