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I know, right?

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

  1. JacoLesFlea


    Jun 16, 2006
    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. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

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

    Someone had to.do it :)
  3. wild4oldcars


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


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
  5. MrLenny1


    Jan 17, 2009
    With that being said
  6. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Yeah! ****in right Buddy!
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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"
  11. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2008
    Atlanta, GA.
    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.
  12. hover


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

    Awesome Sauce Already tired tomorrow

    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:

  14. mimaz


    Mar 1, 2005
    Wheeling WV
    Endorsing Artist: Crook Custom Guitars
  15. 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:
  16. Gorn


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    "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.
  17. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY