"I know, right?" Whaa?

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  1. taco-man

    taco-man Supporting Member

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    No, yeah.
     
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  2. Timcito

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    It's a more straightforward version of a tag question used for conversational agreement. It covers the rather convoluted: Yes, it is, isn't it?

    "It's really hot in here!"
    "Yes, it is, isn't it?" or, more simply, "I know, right?"
     
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    Congrats, you're old.




    And vocal fry...ugh
     
  4. NortheastHick

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    It's almost as annoying as the fad of starting every statement with "Listen" or "So". Just an old codger rant here.
     
  5. fjblair

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    Seems like when I was that age people said "really" all the time. It wasn't a question, but an affirmation.
     
  6. hellbender

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    Well, that's that!
     
  7. hellbender

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    You didn't leave us very much.:dunno
     
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  8. Beano Addict

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    Easy to understand but whenever I hear it, I immediately believe the person who uttered that pointless expression to be an idiot.
     
  9. D. Stewart

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  10. Baxtercat

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    My era overused 'Far out!'
    Now I sometimes use lol, lol.
     
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  11. Stu Cats

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    It's fossilization from formitive years when they would try and get their mommy's attention.
     
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  13. shane8

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    really? .……….. I know eh?
     
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    Crap olla, bottom of the 2nd page "again!!"

    Don't bother to axe me.

    I got nothing.
     
  15. wetordry

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    Can't be wrong like that, right?
     
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    I am also sick of this. I used to think it was something new, but I heard it used in a movie from the 50s or there about. :dunno
     
  17. Blue410

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    Perfect for having one's band buddy "do me a solid".
     
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  18. Rod

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    It’s today’s affirmation :) the saying that still bugs me the most is :Well it is what it is: WTF:eek::confused:
     
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  19. Marshall_Stack

    Marshall_Stack Lordy Mama light my fuse Supporting Member

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    Like what really bugs me ya know, like when someone like uses ya know a phrase like just ya know like as a space like to ya know think of what they’re like gonna say like next instead of like just saying ummmm ya know
     
  20. Timcito

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    Which option sounds better here?

    "John would have asked for his money back."
    "Yes, he would (have), wouldn't he?" or "I know, right?"

    or ...

    "Mary has never paid much attention to Steve."
    "No, she hasn't, has she?" or "I know, right?"
     

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