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Banned words/phrases - sj.com

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Captain_Kirk, Mar 2, 2007.

  1. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    What phrases or words are banned or considered in poor taste on SportsJournalists.com. I am aware of the general disregard for "methinks". And I know there has been discussion about the "liquid of choice on keyboard" usage.

    I would like to propose the phrase "true that" be added as well. Nothing in particular wrong with it, and it does have somewhat of a ring, but it sends a shudder down my spine everytime I read it; not exactly sure why, but perhaps in a trying to come off as too hip sort of fashion.

    Are there others that exist or should be added?

    This thread could become a good reference primer to future SportsJournalists.com newbies on how to comport themselves properly when writing their posts. Always thinking about the kids, ya know....
  2. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    "Should of."

    For the love of Christ, never use those two words in conjunction.
  3. Lucas Wiseman

    Lucas Wiseman Well-Known Member

    Methinks this will not end well.
  4. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    True dat
  5. Platyrhynchos

    Platyrhynchos Active Member

    My bad.

    Absolutely hate it.
  6. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    Double true.
  7. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Scoreboard-Mebelieves I perchance use methinks. Proveably use it. Demonstrably use it.
  8. spnited

    spnited Active Member

  9. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    - What up
    - Phat
    - Barn burner
    - Waffle (well, when "twat" isn't included)
    - DyePack
  10. MartinEnigmatica

    MartinEnigmatica Active Member

    You're Hired. I mean, come on, beat the horse some more.
  11. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Fuck. I didn't realize we had banned words here. :)
  12. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member


    (Personally, I love it)
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