Wednesday, August 04, 2010

picture from here
Though hate is such a strong word, I think I can safely say that I hate the word "whatever". Used inappropriately, it can come across like a flippant dismissal of what has just been said. Wars have been started over less....


SHE said...

I do believe that is the intended effect most times - a flippant dismissal.

Like most word fads, it will pass.

bArOquE said...

you make it sound permissible when you say, 'it can come across'
it is as intentional & as rude as can be, used esp by sour losers

in other words;
'keep talking'
'good riddance'
'you can go on forever, see if i care'

& as far as i'm concerned, only idiots use it in conversations