Things that make you cringe

Yes.

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Hi, new here. Im Matt

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I deleted all my old Facebook stuff, but I still get friends tagging me in old stuff coming up on their memories, like “haha remember this? Good times”. No it wasn’t good times! It was really bad times. Stop.

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Still fuming at this

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This, but also particularly any time I read any posts I make on here back later. Looking forward to reviewing this one at some point and feeling a tiny wince.

These types of poetry posts that i get recommended on Instagram


What the fuck is this

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Instagram has to die soon, the content it encourages is so awful and boring.

further thought

That poem is kind of hilarious though

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Sounds good tbh

love a bit of Robert Lowell

what do you reckon to my poetry joke, @xylo

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Take Bob Lowell’s name out of your FUCKING MOUTH

:smiley:

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The tastiest of all the mid-century American greats

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TBF it’s because I heard about it in this context :sweat_smile:

Ross from Friends

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Lots of grammatical mistakes make me cringe. I just can’t accept that people don’t know these basic things. I refuse to accept some of these things as typos.

  • Apostrophes in plural words, missing apostrophes in possessives. Especially inconsistent usage by the same person. “Thanks to all the mom’s and dads!”
  • Misuse of too/two/to, their/there, it’s/its, etc.
  • When people use “myself” in a sentence to sound professional but it’s used incorrectly and they sound stupid.
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Star Wars mega-fandom beyond a certain age.

Sounds quite respectful, actually. Thought you’d be into that.

Or people just don’t know and don’t really care. I mean I feel a bit of cringe when someone misuses an apostrophe for plurals in a big advertising board that presumably cost money and should have been past several pairs of eyes but otherwise it only vaguely irks me. Can’t say I cringe.

As for the myself thing, it is a bit cringe but that’s mainly because of it being used so much by management types / Apprentice candidates who are just the sort of people who make you cringe with their weird belief their jobs are meaningful, important and that you should feel the same.

I mean I definitely cringe every time you get one of those emails from management that act like you give a single shit about your company beyond them existing and paying you.