Like, omg, thats SO funny!

  1. After hitting the gym today, I went to buy two chicken sandwiches to eat. As Im siting there there are some guys and girls sitting behind me, and another table of girls sitting to my far left. Im eating, minding my own business, until the girls behind me start laughing loudly. "Like omg, you know" "Its like, like like" Then I heard one of the girls sitting to my far left say "Omg thats so funny". Im thinking to myself, "yeah, its so damn funny you forgot to laugh, idiot." Why do girls talk like this these days? Its like, so totally annoying, and like, makes me like, wanna smack them, for you know, omg thats so funny, talking like a dumbas$. Just shut up and eat if you have nothing to say. I've noticed a LOT of girls talking like this lately.

    /rant.

    Seriously, what gives?

    Side- Those buddist monks were back on campus and made another mandala, it was quite nice.

    Ive also noticed undergrads constantly complaining about work and 'the teacher has a phd, and thinks we have one too when he teaches'. Wow, you have to do work, I feel so sorry for you. One guy was doing vibrations and said, 'what is an equation of motion, I dont understand what its asking!" :bugeye: I didnt have the balls to tell him to drop out of engineering because there is no hope for him in life.
     
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  3. Evo

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    Dude! OMG! Like, uhm, what's, you know, your problem with, like, people talking? :wink:
     
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  4. chroot

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    Cyrus,

    You need to find something more important to worry about.

    - Warren
     
  5. cristo

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    Did they say "oh my god" or did they actually say "omg"? I hate hate HATE the latter! Luckily, not many people say it over here, but I know from my brief trips to the US that it really annoys me. Needless to say, people will start talking like that over here since it's undoubtedly language used on that "real life" OC (or whatever it's called).
     
  6. Its true I do, but its like OMG! Do you see my point, these people are in college. They should know how to SPEAK when they open their mouth.
     
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    Me and my friend Leah talk like that when we meet girls who talk like that. It's funny how they don't notice you're, like, totally making fun of them. It's too fun. One time I couldn't keep it in and started laughing. TOTALLY blew my cover, like O-M-G, seeeoow awk-werrd.
     
  8. jim mcnamara

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    It's age-related cultural "entree" - for certain cliques. High schoolers are far and away the worst for this. If you haven't noticed, mid-teens wear uniforms, so you can identify what group (emo, skaters, etc) they think they fit into, kinda like reading all the band stickers on a rear window of an older fading goth kid's car.

    You'll get the excess partitive blues from listening certain cliques. The barbie set with the beads on the cell phones are gonna make you the sickest the quickest.

    YMMV.

    PS it all goes away after a few years in the Walmart job or in jail.
     
  9. chroot

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    That may well be the single most cynical statement I have ever read. Bravo!

    - Warren
     
  10. :rofl::rofl: that was too funny. I'm at work here! I'm supposed to look all seriouslike in front of the computor. :mad: :biggrin:
     
  11. Moonbear

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    OMG! Cyrus, isn't it like so obvious? *shakes head to toss blonde hair* I like can't believe you so don't get it.

    What I don't get is like, these guys, you know, and they go to the gym and are all like "I'm so hot," you know, and like then they go to some fast food place and like order TWO sandwiches. It's like, how do they eat so much? You know?

    :biggrin:

    Though, yes, I do see far too much whining about having to actually do work in college. :rolleyes: I'm really unsympathetic. One of my friends started med school this year (not here), and was asking me if the med students here are as whiny as the ones where she is. She said they were all complaining they don't get enough time for each station on the gross lab practical...I just love that they have someone like her in their class...her response to them is, "Get over it, if you know the answer, it's plenty of time. When you're in the ER and someone needs to be treated, you're not going to be able to say, 'It's not fair, I need more time to think.'" :biggrin: I wish I had a student in the class I'm teaching to smack around their classmates like that.
     
  12. lisab

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    WATCH OUT!!!!

    This sort of talking is soooo adicting. If you start to mock them YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO STOP.

    Another way young people (usually girls) talk that drives me up a wall: "up-talk." That's when every sentence goes up at the end? Like a question but it's not? And when they talk that way? They can't understand? Why no one takes them seriously?

    http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_701711354/uptalk.html
     
  13. chroot

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    I guess if you down-talk you sound like you're going to commit suicide. I'm trying it now and it sounds like I'm frighteningly depressed.

    - Warren
     
  14. I actually counted the number of times a girl sitting next to me used the word 'like' in her conversation, I stopped counting after getting up to 30 in under 10 mins. Becuase you know, it was like, so funny, omg.
     
  15. JasonRox

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    People say... "That's hilarious."... while laughing too.

    Completely normal. Guys and girls do it.

    Note: I find guys at prone to be like plugs than girls.
     
  16. Yeah, while laughing.
     
  17. russ_watters

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    Embrace it - it's what makes a capitalist economy work. You'll never need to worry about a uniformly high level of competition for good jobs with no one left to do the crappy jobs as long as such people exist. There will always be plenty of applicants for bubbly, college educated, empty-headed WalMart greeter positions.
     
  18. Pyrrhus

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    Yea bro, i agree with chroot you are looking too much into it. Slang is very common.

    You see when i'm in:
    Spain: I speak like a spanish, i use their expressions. "¡Tiio!" "Pues hombre"
    Argentina: i speak like an argentinian, i use their expressions. "¡¡Venite!!" "Boludo"
    Mexico: i speak like a dominican, i hate their expressions.

    so, yeah slang is ok and should not be a focus of hate, but laughter, fun, and others alike.
     
  19. FredGarvin

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    I just about spit my food out when I saw that. Damn that's funny.
     
  20. Thats not slang. Slang is replacing words with other words. This is simply inserting the word like inside a normal sentence.
     
  21. Pyrrhus

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    Really? i thought that was the equivalent of american slang. Hahah funny, i thought all american girls spoke like that.
     
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