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    There are a few new phrases knocking around that are getting on my tits at the moment.

    "Take a view" is the main one. I take a dim view of anyone who suggests I need to "take a view" of something.
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    It is what it is
    Socialize the concept


    two of my least favourite.
    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vetran View Post
    Socialize the concept
    Yes, that was another one the person in question dished out yesterday.
    While you're waiting, read the free novel we sent you. It's a Spanish story about a guy named 'Manual.'

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    Quote Originally Posted by vetran View Post
    It is what it is
    Socialize the concept


    two of my least favourite.
    I can see where you're coming from there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vetran View Post
    It is what it is
    Socialize the concept


    two of my least favourite.
    going forwards
    the wider plan/bigger picture
    on plan
    True story

    Last edited by Alias; 9th October 2013 at 14:15.

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    I must admit the one who used to use 'it is what it is' had SNAFU explained to him.
    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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    Completely legit

    true & fair


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