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Words you hate the most

1 2020-03-11 15:40

"methinks"

2 2020-03-11 17:22

"of late"

3 2020-03-11 19:56

"guesstimate"

4 2020-03-13 18:55

"Queef"

5 2020-03-14 00:15

How southerners always say "whenever" in place of "when."

6 2020-03-15 05:48 *

methinks, of late, whenever guesstimating queaves.

7 2020-03-15 18:38

"schmuck"

8 2020-03-16 09:56

automatically

9 2020-03-16 13:04

"automagically" is top cringe too.

10 2020-03-16 14:56 *

VIP

11 2020-03-16 15:20

Machine learning, serverless, microservice, devops, home office, and so on and so on...

12 2020-03-17 04:46

mansiere

13 2020-03-17 07:02

cringe

14 2020-03-17 11:35

empowerment

15 2020-03-17 12:15

soykaf

16 2020-03-21 12:29

cuck

17 2020-03-21 20:56

comfy

18 2020-05-27 02:09

kush

19 2020-05-27 02:50

kek

20 2020-05-28 05:55

problematic

21 2020-05-28 12:47 *

op

22 2020-05-30 06:36

gramp

23 2020-05-30 07:31

poo

24 2020-05-30 11:12 *

-tard

25 2020-05-30 18:46 *

stank

26 2020-05-30 23:31

"phablet" and portmanteau words in general

27 2020-05-31 20:50 *

>>20
Problematique

28 2020-06-01 18:17

pissant

29 2020-06-02 06:37

performant

30 2020-06-03 13:53

cromulent

31 2020-06-03 22:07

based

32 2020-06-03 22:39

cringe

33 2020-06-03 22:49

wholesome

34 2020-06-04 05:06

problematic

35 2020-06-04 23:07

words in general

36 2020-06-05 03:56

>>35
Have you ever had the feeling that words don't belong to you? They're older than you, they will survive you. You didn't invent them. You communicate with words that aren't yours!

37 2020-06-05 18:43

>>36
Very slurbent observation.

38 2020-06-06 03:25

>>36
Words are very unnecessary.

39 2020-06-06 04:50

>>38
Yeah, they can only do harm.

40 2020-06-06 16:03

"Words, words, words."
—Hamlet, the Steve Ballmer of Elsinore

41 2020-06-29 06:35 *

awesome

42 2020-07-07 21:30

"zero-sum game"
I see it more and more in contexts where it doesn't make sense.

43 2020-07-08 02:24

quaint

44 2020-07-09 14:08

>>43
"quaint" is an adorable word.

45 2020-07-12 05:54

is

46 2020-07-15 02:02

I hate no words, but I despise the semites twisting them.

47 2020-07-15 03:07 *

>>46
I get you; Aramaic speakers never pronounce my name right on the first try.

48 2020-07-15 15:43

>>47
I was referring to Pilpul.

49 2020-07-15 21:06

>>48
Try lojban, goy.

50 2020-07-16 07:53

Boogalo.

51 2020-07-16 13:19

>>49
Sounds very chinky.

52 2020-07-16 13:28

>>49
But the structure is interesting neverthless.

53 2020-07-17 04:58 *

>>51
Goes to show that you aren't acquainted with any language outside Indo-European family.

54 2020-07-18 01:03

>>53
If that was the case, how would I recognize the chinky aspect without being familiar with mandarin?

55 2020-07-26 11:04 *

4chan

56 2020-08-01 01:19

Coder.
Code is just the result of a programmer programming; its like calling a Chef who makes food a "fooder".

57 2020-08-01 19:15

>>56
Good point, "coding" has the same connotation. At the same time, I can relate to it, because "coding" implicitly has a lower value than "programming", and it makes sense because the former just "produces" code, while the latter reasons about programms.

58 2020-08-02 08:51 *

>>56
I've heard an nonnative speaker say that before.

59 2020-08-02 18:27 *

>>56
And "programmer"? Nice try though.

60 2020-08-03 01:23 *

>>59
Programmer is fine.
Care to explain your reasoning on why it isn't?

61 2020-08-05 03:24

Using 'code' as a verb used to be informal and hip.
http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/C/code.html

62 2020-08-05 06:00

>>60

its like calling a Chef who makes food a "fooder".

It's like calling a wizard who makes programs a "programmer".

63 2020-08-07 00:52

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_compound#The_conservative_tradition

64 2020-08-09 00:24 *

>>62
The key here is that it is ``programs'' with an ``s'' at the end.
That's why it works.

65 2020-08-10 18:37

Code is just the result of a programmer programming; its like calling a Chef who makes food a "fooder".

It's not like that at all. Let's examine that analogy:

Food is just the result of a fooder fooding

Can you see what's wrong with that phrase? ``Food'' is never a verb.
But with code:

Code is just the result of a coder coding. Perfectly grammatical and meaningful. ``Code,'' on the other hand, is---can be---a verb.

(There remains the point about whether being the result of coding---programming, as your preference may have it---is all that code is, but we'll not get into that involved topic.)

coding implicitly has a lower value than programming, because the former just produces code, while the latter reasons about programms.

Not so! To programme is to make a programme---be it encoded or in a sloppy form---but not necessarily to understand or reasons through it. Surely a good programmer would---rather, should---but experience suggests otherwise. On the other hand, one might code something other than a programme---a data structure, for instance. But there is a ``higher intellectual level'' associated with programming relative to coding---coding need only make it rigorous, making a good programme is a creative task---perhaps just composing extant programmes, but which? how?
Often something is to be programmed, and coded. One having both abilities may be more effective.

66 2020-08-11 21:27

"darkweb"

67 2020-08-12 05:41 *

it really is

68 2020-08-13 12:20

>>66
Darkweb contains of sites that are beyond first page of google.
99% of users don't bother even scrolling to the end of page.

69 2020-08-13 17:17

>>68
Darkweb is any content that's not hosted on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
99% of users aren't even aware of the existence of a ``world wide web''. I don't believe most of them know what that Google Chrome app on their smartphone is for. It looks to them like Hyperterminal in Windows 95: something cool for old school hackers but you don't really know when and why you should use it.

70 2020-08-13 17:40 *

>>69

It looks to them like Hyperterminal in Windows 95: something cool for old school hackers but you don't really know when and why you should use it.

Your giving them too much credit.

71 2020-08-13 20:41

>>68
>>69
>>70
Any professional in a field which uses the internet knows what a web browser is and that there's a lot of small websites. When people use "darkweb" they're usually referring to the tor network.

72 2020-08-13 20:43

71

Or any student who's had to write a research paper.

73 2020-08-13 22:11 *

>>71,72
This common knowledge is great but why did you blindly mass quote?

74 2020-08-16 22:18 *

yikes

75 2020-08-18 20:36

"intersectionality"

76 2020-08-19 22:08

"Asshat". Never really got it.

77 2020-08-20 18:11

"douchecanoe"

78 2020-08-21 09:11 *

Cum

79 2020-08-21 20:26 *

>>78
Coom

80 2020-08-21 22:05 *

>>78,79
Cummy

81 2020-08-22 22:55

"Natural". If it exists, it has to be Natural. No?

82 2020-08-23 01:59 *

>>81
Yes but there's usually an abstract paraweapon for arguments like this, philosophers mostly use rasors. I don't know what would be used here. Something about scopes, trying to not touch logical fallacies and make this stale.

83 2020-08-23 04:09

>>81
Things that exist are Real. Natural things are those which come from nature, which is more closely meant "created without intent","pre-existing as is","without artificial components".

84 2020-08-23 05:31 *

>>83
All things which come from chaos are chaos, order is an illusion in chaos.

85 2020-08-24 16:07

I'm not sure that anything exists without causation. I'm also not sure that man made thing are so far from nature.

86 2020-08-24 16:09

The fact that "natural" and "artificial" are so used seems very arrogant of humanity.

87 2020-08-24 22:00

App.
Any piece of software is app when merchandized.

88 2020-08-27 07:46

I've two I particularly dislike: "proactive" and "gifting". Both are thoughtless inventions carrying the full baggage of the respective generations that invented them.
>>86
I think you're right — perhaps the only thing "artificial" (characterized by artifice) is the Abrahamic myth collectively committing us to the fallacy that we are fundamentally separate from nature.

89 2020-08-29 09:28 *

dank

90 2020-08-30 02:05

>>87
Sometimes, in protest of jargon, it's possible to use the word in it's general sense, as suggested by it's composition. ``App'' is short of ``application.'' Originally, informaticists used that term to distinguish a general technique, for example as it is in a code library, from the application of that technique to a particular activity. Really, the term ``appliance'' would be more correct, but there's something aversive about thinking about sophisticated software, with a thing whose only feature is that it gets hot when turned on (a stove top), as the same thing. Of couse, ``app'' might be short for a whole number of other words that start with ``app-'' but there are already many things that are an application of a technique. For example, driving. That's an app. Suck on that jargonistas.

91 2020-08-30 02:18

>>86
Everything is natural---in the sense of being in nature. Because nature is everything. The problem is that some persons think that ``artificial'' and ``unnatural'' are synonymous. If it's artificial, it's made by man. Man exists in nature. And all things man made. By derogation, ``natural'' has come to mean ``wild'' or nigh thereof. (Eschew false arrogation.)
There is another sense of ``natural'' I much prefer (the other is nigh useless), that is more about fitting well with environs, or another. Natural landscaping blends in with nature. It's artificial, without clashing with it's environs. Not that such is not necessarily natural in arrogate sense of being nigh wild. Medieval forests were managed, safer for human visitors, with especial care to support the lives by which we profit---berries, mushrooms,, Not wild at all. But natural, in the `fitness' sense.

92 2020-08-31 05:56

smexy, hawt etc

93 2020-08-31 08:41 *

>>92
I don't even know anyone who uses these anymore.

94 2020-08-31 16:29 *

>>93
I liek hawt but im p. random lol
rawr x3

95 2020-08-31 22:23 *

>>94
Wew lad clam down, you're scaring away the pray.

96 2020-09-01 16:11

phaggot

97 2020-09-04 21:22

open-source

98 2020-09-06 01:53

Wholesome
>>97
open-source is a meme anyways. Free software is far more important for the programming world, and a lot more sustainable too. The only problem is that people assume that it's free-as-in-free-beer and not free-as-in-freedom.

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