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Sayings People Realized Were Unique to Their Families

Most every family has a general repertoire of stock sayings and inside jokes that they use in all instances of the day. Some sayings are much rarer than others. For some drama among families, here's a family who thought they lost the cat, but the cat showed them otherwise. And here's a kid who pulled the nuclear option on his dad in monopoly.

funny unique family sayings | slothbarns7 More Growing up with an Asian mom working on perfecting her English, she would often say "Aw is suck" instead know sucks Didn't take long us catch on and correct her but so funny just kinda stuck so something is shitty now instinctively say my head "well is suck"
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Quick Tumblr Post On Common American Sayings

Every now and again the brilliant minds of Tumblr actually nail it. In this case, we have a quick and hilariously accurate post about common American sayings, and the actual meanings of those sayings. There's a whole lot more chaos bubbling under the surface of an "it goes" than some folks might realize. 

A quick and funny Tumblr post about common American sayings | themightyglamazon ACCURATE one--all-plus-ultra If they say they're peachy means they're tired existence drneverland If they say "Living dream means "please kill hate my job so, so much."
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Sayings People Absolutely Hate

There are a lot of reasons to hate a saying. Maybe it's used to justify a decision that you know is wrong. Maybe someone just says it a lot. It could be that it's just a saying that people use incorrectly and that's what pisses you off. There are tons of everyday phrases people absolutely hate hearing.

Annoying sayings people don't like | reddit posted by sully3333 29.6k points 1 month ago 3 2 "Because 's always done Companies use this excuse are just asking trouble.
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Everyday Phrases People Hate Hearing

People think speaking in catchphrases makes them interesting and insightful, but often the people around them read it as vapid and meaningless bullshit. Something like sending your "thoughts and prayers" can easily be read as you not really caring about the situation. There are just a lot of sayings people have always hated, and sometimes we don't even know the full versions of classic sayings.

Common phrases that are uncreative and annoying to hear | dailymindfuck2 Working cafe HATE hearing "No thanks sweet enough ask if they have sugar their coffee
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Funny and Insightful Things Said by Kids

@livefromsnacktime collects the funny and strange things adults overhear kids say. Kids can be stupid and weird but every once in a while they fall backwards into some insightful and accidentally funny comments. When kids aren't having hilariously irrational meltdowns, they're commenting on life goals and pancakes.

Funny and smart things said by children | thought needed hug but really need pancakes anonymous, 7 years old @LiveFromSnackTime
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Common Phrases That Are Complete BS

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share their hot takes on those common sayings that are actually total BS. The resulting answers might come across as pretty bleak. 

A collection of common AskReddit sayings that are total BS | posted by animalboat Everything happens for reason annoying infuriating meaningless empty words hollow
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Tumblr Thread Shows The Full Versions of Classic Sayings

Somewhere along the way, classic idioms and sayings with two parts got shortened to the first one, and everyone's just been using them wrong for a while. Tumblr gets itself into spirals of informative weirdness, like this Tumblr thread that actually makes history fun.

Tumblr thread shows real meanings of classic sayings | phrase curiosity killed cat is actually not full phrase actually is curiosity killed cat but satisfaction brought back so don't let anyone tell not be curious little baby okay go and be interested world. See also Blood is thicker than water, blood covenant is thicker than water womb. Meaning relationships formed by choice are stronger than those formed by birth.
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Obvious Things People Realized Way Too Late

There's so many references, basic information, and shorthand floating around in general discourse that if you miss one thing, or hear something wrong one time, you're bound to make a stupid mistake for years and years. Plus, people think it's pretty funny if you consistently use a word wrong and are inclined to not tell you. There's a lot of basic information out there that ashamed people realize way too late.

People tell stories of basic information they realized way too late in life.
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Creative Ways to Tell Someone to Stop Being a Jerk

There are gonna be times when someone oversteps their own boundaries, can't read the room, woke up on the wrong side of the bed or is just generally unaware of their own assholery. Here are some ways people use to tell someone to check themselves before they wreck themselves. In a similar vain, here are more or less polite ways to tell people to F off.

Ways to tell someone they're being a jerk.
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14 Old-Timey Sayings That Are Worth a Comeback

There aren't many things about the past that need to come back. The Plague, as a safe example. Sometimes certain sayings are lost just because they aren't relevant to everyday life, or they refer to some person or story that isn't popular anymore. Some sayings are lost before they get to live out their full potential, and these ones look like they've still got some juice in em. Some popular sayings are total bastardizations of their original meanings, this tumblr thread explains.

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