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  • LiriodendronLiriodendron Scariff, County Clare, IrelandPosts: 7,850
    I'm sure I've moaned about this somewhere before, but...

    In my opinion you can't "rise to a crescendo" or "reach a crescendo".  You can reach a climax, or crescendo to a climax - but crescendo means "a gradual increase of something, often of sound".
    "The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life."  Rabindranath Tagore
  • LunarSeaLunarSea Cheshire / Derbyshire borderPosts: 1,147
    McRazz said:

    'Anythink' instead of 'Anything'...


    'Anyfink' instead of 'Anythink'

    Delusion is the ideal place to rest on a painful journey to the truth
  • steveTusteveTu UK - South Coast Retirement Campus (East)Posts: 2,513
    Not a word, but a phrase - 'the hard decisions'.
    I will scream if I hear another politician use that phrase to justify some cr*p decision they have made or are just about to make.

    UK - South Coast Retirement Campus (East)
  • SherwoodArrowSherwoodArrow Nottinghamshire Posts: 196
    I’m the same with ‘unprecedented’, it makes me shout at the telly. 
  • rowlandscastle444rowlandscastle444 KentPosts: 150
    edited 17 January
    I’m the same with ‘unprecedented’, it makes me shout at the telly. 
    I'm with you on this one.
    Also the phrase "you guys" gets on my nerves. My wife is NOT a guy. She's a girl!! Or rather, a lady!! Either will do.
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,034
    edited 17 January
    From time to time, I found "Greetings Earthlings" worked quite well with my students. Not gender specific but it suppose it might have offended aliens or lizard people.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 13,025
    As a lizard person, I would have been offended by that.
    There are ashtrays of emulsion,
    for the fag ends of the aristocracy.
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,034
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    In London. Keen but lazy.
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