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Old 01-02-2014, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Trom View Post
Huh, this might be the oldest example of this that I've seen. This nonsense started cropping up like weeds (or at least I first heard it) a good decade ago, and then it became unbearable several years later. I'd hoped people would grow sick of it, but it appears to be getting worse.

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Originally Posted by Ferret Herder View Post
No idea, but I'll nominate Nellie McKay as another perpetrator.
Very annoying. She's on my list. (Not the good one.)

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Originally Posted by LC Strawhouse View Post
How about "waify"? (aka "I'm a poor helpless orphan in a harsh world") College aged folks seem to find that style extremely attractive, though.
Heh, I like that and what's funny is if I said "She has that damn waify singing voice," I'll bet most people will know what I'm talking about.