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Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sat Jan 14, 2006 5:24 am

Never heard of this word, but it can be used in so many ways, i'm impressed  Smile

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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sat Jan 14, 2006 6:24 am

It also has a magical ability to heighten the meanings of certain words--e.g., fanFUCKINGtastic!
 
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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sat Jan 14, 2006 6:28 am

The tourist shops in San Francisco have shirts with the "many uses of the 'F' word" on it. Quite amusing, the list is like the one on top.

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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sat Jan 14, 2006 9:05 am

I submit that "like" is far more versatile. Like, how many gazillion teenagers use it in every sentence they utter? Like, maybe all of them? Close second is "totally."
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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sat Jan 14, 2006 11:30 am

Quoting Arrow (Reply 3):
I submit that "like" is far more versatile. Like, how many gazillion teenagers use it in every sentence they utter? Like, maybe all of them? Close second is "totally."

Second most used for me is "Cnut" (i'll let you decifer that one  Wink)
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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sat Jan 14, 2006 8:17 pm

Hate to bring such an elevated, high-brow discussion down to base levels, but at the last count the most versatile word wasn't a four-letter one but a three-letter one...

...namely the word 'set' which apparently has 126 meanings as a verb, more than 50 as a noun and a handful more as a participle adjective.
 
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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sat Jan 14, 2006 9:07 pm

"HELLO"

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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sat Jan 14, 2006 10:35 pm

Quoting BR076 (Thread starter):
Never heard of this word, but it can be used in so many ways, i'm impressed

That's something like this..

WARNING: It mentions the F word MANY times, not suitable for work,school or those easily offended ..you've been warned.

(Just press play straight away)
http://funnyjunk.com/pages/history.htm


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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sun Jan 15, 2006 2:03 am

My choice is, "dude".

It can be used in so many connections.

"Did you see me totally ace that gnarly tube?"

Response: "Dude!" (Meaning: "I am duly impressed.")

"I'm grounded for a whole week!"

Response: "Dude!" (Meaning: "I hereby express my sympathy.")

But, "fuck" is a pretty cool choice, too, dude!

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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sun Jan 15, 2006 2:09 am

I don't know if OK counts, it sure can be used in many ways...
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RE: Most Versatile Word In The English Language

Sun Jan 15, 2006 2:10 am

Quoting Arrow (Reply 3):
I submit that "like" is far more versatile.

Or: "I graduated from San Fernando State like totally cum laude.
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