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    Chairman of the bored Maister's avatar
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    Coloquial/slang expressions you like that haven't been burned out/overdone yet

    "like a boss"

    What are your current favorites?
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    Cyburbian RandomPlanner's avatar
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    Word!

    Sure it's a bit dated, but when talking to my bff English teacher, it's totally appropriate.
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    "Thing" as in "That's not a Thing, so knock it off."


    Also, "Streets Ahead". That's for you, mendelman.
    "...I would never try to tick Hink off. He kinda intimidates me. He's quite butch, you know." - Maister

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    "Totes adorbs" I just can't get enough of it.









    Ok, so I instantly want to forcefully rub broken glass in the face of anyone who says it.
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    Cyburbian The Terminator's avatar
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    "toebat" a French Canadian expression used in Quebec in the same way we use "Moron" or "idiot" in the US,

    "esti de cave" another Quebecois expression meaning "fing idiot".

    "dead serious" a Bronx expression that means what you think it means.

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