The New "Awesome"

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by b.c., Jul 27, 2011.

  1. b.c.

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    ...."AMAZING".... Everything nowadays is "amazing". It felt "amazing", we had an "amazing" time, the movie was "amazing", we were served an "amazing" duck a l'whatever. Amazing, amazing, amazing.

    I'm so sick of hearing "amazing". Where'd it come from? It's sorta laid back isn't it? I mean, amazement is not quite awe, I think, though better than wonder (ful)... perhaps...I dunno.

    But for chrissakes show some ingenuity and creativity. Mix up your "amazing" with an occasional "thrilling" or even a spectacular or two...something other than just freakin' "amazing". :cool:
     
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    This is a divine topic for a thread! :wink: I know how you feel I cringe anytime anyone says someone or something is awesome!
     
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    great is ok, but amazing would be great!
     
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    "Awesome" is SOOOO five minutes ago!
    *hair flip*
    New current fav. is "Fabulous!"
     
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    I used that from about 1984 until 1999.... it's to soon for me to go back to fabulous.
     
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    Word.


    :biggrin:
     
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    'Awesome' has ALWAYs been a naff expression.I like the the not very often used 'cracking.' It's a northern expression,example: "By 'eck that girl's got a cracking bust"
     
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    A few from Australia/New Zealand:

    Deadly, Grouse, Choice
     
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    Brilliant thread b.c.
     
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    I'll take 'amazing' over 'epic' any day of the week.
     
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    incredible
     
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    I used to work with a really annoying woman who always used to say incroyable all the time. Maybe I'll start doing that!
     
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    let's bring back "bees knees" :D
     
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    Here in and around Boston, everything is "Wicked!"
     
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    Yes..."bee's knees", or the even more whimsical "cat's pajamas". Maybe we should start making up our own just to see if it catches on... "butterific", "spamtastic", etc. :rolleyes:
     
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    I went to a convention earlier in the month and used the word "fantastic" a lot. A whole lot. Waaaay too much. Now, it seems like it's my thing. Fucking fantastic.
     
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    The people I hang around use the phrase "GO HARD" or "WINNING!"
     
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    How about 'fazing' (my short for 'fucking amazing')? I know it's technically still 'amazing', but it's a change.....

    I recently started hearing 'hectic' a lot - I thought it must be new but apparently skateboarders have been using it for decades.
     
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    bangass = banging + badass

    .......or we could do it like a rappers do nowadays

    example : " damn I like them Steve Irwin's (stingray loafers) "
     
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