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I know, right?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by JacoLesFlea, Apr 7, 2014.


  1. JacoLesFlea

    JacoLesFlea

    Jun 16, 2006
    Minnesota
    Any of you know someone or have kids that use it too much? My niece who is 21 uses it alot when we have a conversation. Is it something new? I am 49 and have never used it or heard it before. So I am waatching Kick-Ass 2 this weekend and it is said twice once by Mindy McReedy and again by one of the "mean girls". I feel I would sound like a bufoon if I started using it in conversation. "The Lakers suck this season."
    "I know, right?"
     
  2. Just the fluidity of language, dude.
     
  3. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

    Feb 19, 2006
    west suburban boston
    I know, right?

    Someone had to.do it :)
     
  4. knumbskull

    knumbskull

    Jul 28, 2007
    UK
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  6. wild4oldcars

    wild4oldcars

    Jan 22, 2012
    Garner, NC
    I'm quite bad about "forreal"
     
  7. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens
  8. MrLenny1

    MrLenny1

    Jan 17, 2009
    N.H.
    With that being said
     
  9. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Yeah! ****in right Buddy!
     
  10. hover

    hover

    Oct 4, 2008
    My 11 year old says it a lot, I rib him about it a little, but I hardly see a problem.
     
  11. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    I found that phrase distasteful enough to start openly mocking those who use it.
     
  12. Dale D Dilly

    Dale D Dilly Monster

    Jul 1, 2008
  13. BawanaRik

    BawanaRik Supporting Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    New Jersey
    Did you see KA I? How did you compare the two films.

    I thought one was much better and I was jonesing for II by the time it came out.

    Language changes. It's my understanding that Shakespeare added hundreds of words to the English language.

    But wicked cool as it may be it all boils down the same difference.
     
  14. BawanaRik

    BawanaRik Supporting Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    New Jersey
    I seem to recall the local equivalent being "for sure".

    I studied chemistry at uni. The result of reading a WSJ article about chemists having very low levels of unemployment. I've tended to be pragmatic.

    What I wish to do, would be to study language. Linguistics. How people communicate, or fail at that endevour, is something I find interesting.

    Who can recall leaving a jam and saying "it was real"
     
  15. I feel like most people in my age bracket have been saying, "I know, right?" for years now. I wouldn't consider this a new thing.
     
  16. hover

    hover

    Oct 4, 2008
    It's gotta be so tough to be you. ;)
     
  17. Awesome Sauce

    Awesome Sauce Now with 96.5% more Wub Wub!

    Dec 21, 2011
    NW Chicago 'burbs
    How about "Yeah, no."? I had a coworker who would start almost every freaking sentence this way. Drove me nuts. Which is it? Do you agree or disagree? Ambivalent? Or do you truly have absolutely NO IDEA what's coming out of your noise hole anymore? :meh:

    Rob
    :bassist:
     
  18. mimaz

    mimaz Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2005
    Wheeling WV
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  19. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    I will impose my sense of linguistic morality on those in need of reform. The number of the unclean must be dealt with.:atoz:
     
  20. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens
    "I can't. I just can't."

    Every girl in my company in sales says this phrase at least 27 times a day. It makes me cringe.
     
  21. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY