General Dance Discussion > Pet Peeve Phrases

Discussion in 'General Dance Discussion' started by Larinda McRaven, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. Loki

    Loki Well-Known Member

    I thought that was "Jane is totally Beth's b*tch".

    I've become antiquated...
     
  2. PaulBunyon

    PaulBunyon Active Member

    That's Groovy
     
  3. Mr 4 styles

    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

    I say easy peasy all the time. Have for years. Picked it up from my mom
     
  4. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    I've had about enough of people "drilling down on it"
     
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  5. cornutt

    cornutt Well-Known Member

    So 1990s... people are still saying that?
     
  6. cornutt

    cornutt Well-Known Member

    Hmm. I see it more as the anthetisis of the musician's use of "in the pocket", meaning solidly with the rhythm. "I'm sorry, I'm just totally out of the pocket on this song today. Can we work on something else for a bit?"
     
  7. Cal

    Cal Well-Known Member

    For me, "out of pocket" has meant that someone has paid some costs and expenses out of their own pocket - and that they want to whine about it.
     
  8. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    I always thought describing someone as out of pocket meant they were skint.
     
  9. s2k

    s2k Well-Known Member

    Pet peeve dance phrase?

    "Do it again, one more time."

    Because we all know what one more time really means! ;):rofl:
     
  10. Mr 4 styles

    Mr 4 styles Well-Known Member

    I never hear that. I hear mou ichido which means....... Do it one more time in Japanese lol:confused::D:eek::eek:
     
  11. 3wishes

    3wishes Well-Known Member

    Ok, my 2 cents, this is not a phase... But I become completely irritated when I hear the word "like" used frequently. It makes want to exit any type of conversation that person has to offer regardless of age or media type.
     
  12. cornutt

    cornutt Well-Known Member

    I'm getting annoyed at anyone who describes the front part of a car, train, airplane, etc., as the "front nose". It doesn't have a nose in the rear.
     
  13. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    So your objection is the redundancy?
     
  14. snapdancer

    snapdancer Well-Known Member

    I know of some people who have a nose in the rear. Sometimes their own, sometimes someone else's.
     
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  15. cornutt

    cornutt Well-Known Member

    Yeah, it's like "hot water heater".
     
  16. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    What about "ATM machine?"
     
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  17. mindputtee

    mindputtee Well-Known Member

    But I need to distinguish it from my "warm water heater"!
     
  18. danceronice

    danceronice Well-Known Member

    That's the only context I've ever heard it in. ("In the pocket" I've only ever heard either as being "in someone's pocket", meaning bought and paid for by them, or a more literal horse-racing reference to being in a 'hole', between other horses or other horses/the rail.)
     
  19. danceronice

    danceronice Well-Known Member

    Don't get me started on "VIN number" and "PIN number"
     
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  20. Loki

    Loki Well-Known Member

    "Pass mustard" instead of "pass muster".

    If you're passing mustard, you need a gastroenterologist.
     
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