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    Quote Originally Posted by ricohflex View Post
    "Thank you so much"

    Yuks....

    Just say:
    "Thank You"
    Well I see nothing wrong with that.. its how we were bought up to respect people.

    Just like some countries, we say Yes, but they can say Yes Sir, or Yes Madam.

    Its a lot better than sometimes having to listern to the so called written / spoken Singlish here in Singapore.

    Look in the threads in this forrm and the many replies how much short form is there ....

    and you are complaining about someone saying Thank You very Much.

    Should one not be worried about how people are talking and writing today. Seems everyone wants to condense to the shortest form possible.

    Cheers ....
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    FeR FeKs SaKe I Dun UnNeRStaNd wAt D PloRbLuM iS Wid Me EnGrLiSh, I wUz tOrT aT A GuD SkEwL N I ToK pUrFeK EnGrLiSh. YoUsE GuYs Ar So Ful Of iT wItT YeR EdUkAtIoRn It M a GaDuaTe Fr@M a UnIvRsiTiE TwO u NoE!!!!! NaI
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian View Post
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    oh my tian this has been overdone like mad.. you want something more natural and with more cutesy little symbols.

    4 @#%&'s SakE, i d0nCh uNdeRstanD w0t pRobLeM eU hAf wiF mOi~ eNgLisH

    i cOmE frOm gD sCh00L & mAi eNgLisH vErI g00t~~ keke~~

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    Quote Originally Posted by night86mare View Post
    oh my tian this has been overdone like mad.. you want something more natural and with more cutesy little symbols.

    4 @#%&'s SakE, i d0nCh uNdeRstanD w0t pRobLeM eU hAf wiF mOi~ eNgLisH

    i cOmE frOm gD sCh00L & mAi eNgLisH vErI g00t~~ keke~~

    etc


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    Now for some English expressions I detest:

    "Y'all have a nice day now ya hear..."
    "I done wrong"
    "Hoe"
    "You wanna supersize that?"
    "A negative reduction ... WTF???
    "Downsizing .. what ever happened to plain "reducing"

    and finally my absolute pet hate...

    ..."experiencing a period of negative growth"
    Last edited by Ian; 6th December 2009 at 10:10 AM.
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    wow...some of the phrases alluded to is not wrong. that is quite polite. instead of the colloquial 'thanx' we have 'thank you very much' or 'thank you so very much' or 'thank you SO so much'...btw, the last one is very sarcastic...lol.
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    how about "irregardless"?

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    some times we utter 'Thanks Thanks Thanks' to show our appreciation... maybe a 'Thank you so much for your assistance' is good enough...

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    it is very wrong to use "thank you so much" as it implies that you are thanking whoever a percentage lesser than 100%.

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    TS kanna shoot until no words to say. Sorry sorry...kanna is not english.please pardon me...

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    My favourite local phrase is "ExQ me".

    Sounds like "X, Kill me" ha ha.

    Just sounds jarring to my ears without the "S".
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    Quote Originally Posted by jopel View Post
    it is very wrong to use "thank you so much" as it implies that you are thanking whoever a percentage lesser than 100%.
    oh ya, Thank you very much

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    The most annoying English phrase:

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    Quote Originally Posted by ricohflex View Post
    "Thank you so much"

    Yuks....

    Just say:
    "Thank You"
    What's wrong with a simple 谢谢?

    More Ang Moh in Asia is using it.
    Last edited by Sion; 6th December 2009 at 02:53 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dreaming View Post
    oh ya, Thank you very much
    thank you very much has a negative connotation - like mind your own business

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sion View Post
    What's wrong with a simple 谢谢?

    More Ang Moh in Asia is using it.
    It doesn't work well in Japan. ありがとうございますがいいです。

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    Quote Originally Posted by bousozoku View Post
    It doesn't work well in Japan. ありがとうございますがいいです。
    i prefer どうも myself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jopel View Post
    thank you very much has a negative connotation - like mind your own business
    okie okie.. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by jopel View Post
    thank you very much has a negative connotation - like mind your own business
    it's actually a very good piece of software.
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