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Old 12-05-2009, 03:42 PM   #62
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Originally Posted by bergasaurus View Post
I hate "utilize". People say it instead of "use" because it sounds all big n'stuff. "Utilize" means to use something in a way in which it was not intended- if you take a butter knife and utilize it as a screwdriver, for example. MacGyver utilized the heck out of all kinds of stuff. Your average Mr. Bighead Suit does not utilize anything.
Ugh, I've had to change that in so. many. press releases.


It bothers me when people wait until the cashier is finished ringing them up before they take out their checkbook. If you know you're going to write a check, at least fill it out before you get to the front of the line so you're not holding everybody else up!
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