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Does anybody else hate the over use of the word super. There's got to be a better way to describe your level of excitement then saying "super excited", don't you think?

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Agree. Can we ditch the word awesome too?

Well, while we are at it we might as well ditch quasi-scientific words and all those words which refer to nothing more substantial than impure wind.

And 'amazing', just how many goddamn things can be 'amazing, anyway?

@Condor5 The universe encompasses many amazing things.


No offence, but people who say "no offence" before expressing any opinion or thought no matter how inoffensive are also annoying.

Jnei Level 8 Mar 8, 2018

That is superficial or superseded per haps superfluous.


I agree. What really gets me is "totally." I'm totally upset by the word totally. I totally am.



JimG Level 8 Mar 8, 2018

You reminded me of this

Marz Level 7 Mar 8, 2018



Don't use super-awesome is what word I use.


I DIDN'T GET WHERE I AM TODAY by saying "Super" all the time.
Super, CJ

Pmabz Level 3 Mar 10, 2018

@diabhal it's weird, I loved that series. I bought the box set recently,but couldn't watch it - it seemed so ... Can't explain it. Your reply madee.laugh out loud, woke my dogs up.
For some reason I can watch Dad's Army or Last of the summer wine and still chuckle at them.
Perhaps I wasn't in the mood for Reggie. I'll try again sometime.


I'm super guilty of this 😟


that would be superb


FAR Out is still my go to phrase. Outstanding or WONderful. If I use 'super' it is the sarcastic form.


I don’t mind super but don’t like the phrase “ on point”

I agree. Super on-point! 😉


It super pisses me off! (Joking aside - yes. It's one of the most infuriating verbal trends of all time.)

Jnei Level 8 Mar 8, 2018

oh like totally for sure


I understood that the word was overused by those from the U.S. I didn't realize other countries overused it. There are many ways you can express yourself in ultimate fashion by saying massively, awesomely, extremely, and others. Perhaps, this is an opportunity for you to take the lead in demonstrating to others your adroitness in expressing yourself without overusing one expression or word.

SamL Level 7 Mar 8, 2018

How about hyper instead?


I’m super annoyed with people and their sanctimonious ways. Can’t have a civilized discussion without personal tangents and baseless broad generalizations especially on social media.


I've been guilty of using super; uber; mega; savage and the like. I use a lot of jargon that the young people use because I have a couple of teenish grandkids living here that still like to talk to me from time to time. I also have an 18 year old regularly visiting grandchild

Someday soon they will not have time for me and not long after that they will be gone so if my juvenile language offends the people not related to me, I will survive.


Maybe in the region of the UK, that you are in. I don't hear it that often.


I don't say super. I use "really."


I haven't heard in usage here in Brookline Ma..but then again I don't hang out with teens or 20somethings..


I never use 'super'.... what irks me is that everything is either a 'system' or a 'solution' or a 'solution system'. like 'whatever is solving all kinds of problems.

0 sounds like 'canned expressions'...or even 'talking points'! Us, creative people, do love original thoughts, but maybe people are too tired to think...sometimes!?


Annd awesome knocked it out of the park



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