hedge words. Maybe, might, seem, perhaps, possibly.
Surely there is a large number of them in my past posts.
I don't choose them to be deceptive.
I think it comes out of a mix of :
trying to be polite
fear of sounding harsh or know-it-all
worry about misinterpreting what someone else is communicating
and also some straight up insecurity.
You're Not Allowed
Your Mom's Face's Face
Your Fahjah, I Wondah
Be White Black
You're So Asian
Mother Of F*ck
Jesus Crispy Christ
There are probably a hundred more, but that would take effort to figure out. I also cycle through various phrases at various points.
Hang on traveling woman - Don't sacrifice your plan
Cause it will come back to you - Before you lose it on the man
"really dude? really?"
and in particularly jaunty/drunken times a third or even fourth, more emphatic "really?" is employed.
i'm pretty sure one of them busted a blood vessel in a "really dude?" pissing contest.
suffice it to say, he was out of commission for some weeks.
the answer to your question is yes.
i have informed them of how silly they sound.
but they're drunk and don't care.
yes really. you just watched it happen didn't you? what are you fucking stupid? why the hell would the answer be any different the second and third times you asked? are you really asking me or is this just a load of sarcastic bullshit?