Post # 32
@Carolyn72: I love the word facetious!!! I teach middle school and there are a lot of situations where I get to use it on my students. I think I actually used it today!
Other words include:
- perchaps (instead of perhaps)
- punk rocker (this is what I call people who are being jerks, it’s used frequently in my classroom too)
Post # 33
@SparklyBride2011: I also say “Absolutely” a lot. I didn’t realize it until my grandma called me on it last week. She said she loved how I said it, that it sounded very sure and positive.
I also say “whatchamacallit” whenever I can’t think of the word that I’m looking for.
Variations of Squirrel are common as well, when I first picked it up 8 years ago, it was shocking to hear anyone outside of that circle use it. I have noticed it has become a lot more common lately.
Post # 34
Im from nor cal
hullabaloo. love that word
malarky. love that word too!
Post # 35
@abbyful: I say wonky!
@HeatherMM: I say yessum all the time too!
I say britches a lot. Like, I hardly ever say “pants,” it’s always britches.
Oh, and “underbritches” instead of underwear. You’ll have to thank Larry the Cable Guy for that one 🙂
Post # 36
I say ‘wonky’ all the time! I’m notorious for making up words (may be because English isn’t my first language), but I’m seldom called out on them. Seldom does someone say ‘Owlet, that does not mean what you think it means’ but I appreciate it when someone does.
I say ‘harumph’ all the time. My friends think it’s cute that I actually say the word as opposed to making the sound!
Post # 37
i say “jawn” for thing, & dude and like frequently…
Post # 38
I’m from Northern California so I say “hella.” I live in LA now and people make fun of me for it all the time. Whatever, I hella love hella! 🙂
Post # 39
Haha, I love wonky! One of my favorites!
Post # 40
I say ‘cock smoker’ WAYYY too much!
Post # 41
I feel like I have a lot (DH laughs at me for things I say all the time!), but I can’t think of them now.
Darling Husband sometimes tells me I talk like an old person and use “grandpa sayings”.
Post # 42
Sometimes I will use “old” words like hooligans, shenanigans, whipper snapper and whatever comes out of my mouth at the time. I hear these things once or twice and try to work them into conversations. I had one the other day that really caught my SO off guard but I can’t remember it now.
Post # 43
I use superflous and facetious a lot. As well as most of the words mentioned by PPs. Oh, and pretentious.