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Old 04-27-2013, 01:54 PM   #1
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Words You Hate To Hear

There are certain words that send a chill thru my bones. No doubt many of you ERers can relate to this also.

My lame list...

"We have to talk about ..."

"Are you sitting down?"

"This is going to cost quite a bit more than we discussed earlier."

"...and that transmission is just out of warranty too. What a shame."
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Old 04-27-2013, 02:02 PM   #2
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Old 04-27-2013, 02:08 PM   #3
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Old 04-27-2013, 02:12 PM   #4
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Old 04-27-2013, 02:14 PM   #5
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We're trying a new recipe tonight. (Usually for what was my favorite dish)


I'm tired of our tile, paint, carpet, etc.


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Old 04-27-2013, 02:16 PM   #6
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It's only been ten short months, but apparently my opinions are far less well-informed now: "Oh, you're retired, so you don't understand (fill in the blank)."

Actually, had thought the reason I had ER'd was that there were many every-day issues I understood pretty well. (For example, is this yet another new crisis at work? Time to find a way to put these crises behind me. Is this, instead, a piece of good news? Gotta ER ASAP so there's more time to enjoy this good news and all that goes with it!)
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Old 04-27-2013, 02:33 PM   #8
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Old 04-27-2013, 02:48 PM   #10
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Old 04-27-2013, 03:29 PM   #13
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I have good news and bad news, which do you want first? At that point you just have to wonder "just how good is the good news going to sound after hearing that".
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:03 PM   #15
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:05 PM   #16
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:12 PM   #18
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:33 PM   #19
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"The sump pump quit."
"The furnace isn't working."
"We've got a leak!" (BTW it doesn't matter where or what!)


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"We're all out of dog food."
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"Bed time!"
"Time to cut your dog toenails!"

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Not for the same reasons, I want to scream when I hear, "At the end of the day..."
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