Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning

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by Lotus » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:24 am

How certain words become popular and then get used far more than is necessary and often in contexts that don't make sense or are just incorrect. See:

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Latest one is 'innovative'. In the corporate world this seems to be particularly prevalent. It's one of those buzzwords people just throw into conversation or marketing spiel seemingly without understanding what it means or just using it to increase their wordcount.

"We'd like to come in and show you our really innovative presentation on... and how this truly innovative product can benefit you!"

Yeah, that's a Powerpoint presentation showing slightly different ways of doing things to what our current service does. There's nothing remotely new or original in either the format or the ideas. :fp:
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Rax » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:41 am

Hasnt Artisan been given legal meaning now? I think it has in Ireland at least, should cut down on it appearing everywhere which is definitely a good thing.
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Squinty » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:45 pm

Never heard artisan before.

I didn't even know what it meant. The benefit of a not classical education.
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by Ad7 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:47 pm

How have you not heard artisan?! It's everywhere now.

Artisan bread
Artisan cakes
Artisan pies
ARTISAN ARTISAN
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by Moggy » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:50 pm

We just had an artisan bakery open up nearby.

I love it, not because I shop there but because it is more evidence of gentrification and therefore an increase in the house prices. :datass:

All we need now is a cereal café and I will be able to sell up and retire.
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Preezy » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:52 pm

Artisan - (of food or drink) made in a traditional or non-mechanized way using high-quality ingredients.

Hipster bullshit, basically.
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by KK » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:56 pm

Haven't Walkers launched Artisan inspired crisps or some bollocks.
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by Ad7 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:03 pm

More like wankers amirite
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by Preezy » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:06 pm

Gary Lineker? More like Gary banana split amicorrect
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by Moggy » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:10 pm

Preezy wrote:Gary Lineker? More like Gary banana split amicorrect


Gary Shatisan amirite?
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by Ad7 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:54 pm

Ur allrite
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by Lagamorph » Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:34 pm

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Squinty » Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:45 pm

Ad7 wrote:How have you not heard artisan?! It's everywhere now.

Artisan bread
Artisan cakes
Artisan pies
ARTISAN ARTISAN


Nah, never heard of it.
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by Bunni » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:27 pm

Squinty wrote:
Ad7 wrote:How have you not heard artisan?! It's everywhere now.

Artisan bread
Artisan cakes
Artisan pies
ARTISAN ARTISAN


Nah, never heard of it.


Povvos :roll:
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Green Gecko » Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:18 pm

Even as an artist the word has lost all meaning. I just had to google it to check the definition. Shows up several places within miles of oneanother on a map with "Artisan X", "Artisan Y". My god it's endemic. :lol:
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by OLIN » Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:06 pm

Moggy wrote:We just had an artisan bakery open up nearby.

I love it, not because I shop there but because it is more evidence of gentrification and therefore an increase in the house prices. :datass:

All we need now is a cereal café and I will be able to sell up and retire.


They're on about turning the pub near us into a Heron Foods.
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Knoyleo » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:02 am

Having to strawberry floating sign in to Nvidia control panel just to update my graphics drivers. strawberry floating infuriating.

"Hey, wanna keep your system up to date? Not until you give our marketing department all your valuable contact information/social media permissions!"

strawberry float right off, banana splits.

Made even worse because I can't remember my password for it either, and my password manager won't autofill it in the app, so I have to go and manually look it up myself like a chump.
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Errkal » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:07 am

Hahaha i hear that copy and paste can be a bitch.
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Knoyleo » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:22 am

Errkal wrote:Hahaha i hear that copy and paste can be a bitch.

For an operation that should run in the background with no user involvement, though, it's just another pointless obstacle to actually being user friendly.
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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Errkal » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:26 am

Knoyleo wrote:
Errkal wrote:Hahaha i hear that copy and paste can be a bitch.

For an operation that should run in the background with no user involvement, though, it's just another pointless obstacle to actually being user friendly.

I agree, i didn't realise it was like that as i was logged in. Daft idea.

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