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Old 11-27-2010, 03:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Why do US posters in forums use "sir"?

For example - "you sir are...."

Its so cringeworthy, it sometimes makes me a little bit angry.

Please stop.
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Old 11-27-2010, 03:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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For example - "you sir are...."

Its so cringeworthy, it sometimes makes me a little bit angry.

Please stop.
It's a wonderful tool of irony.
Example - you, sir, are a stinky bag of douche.

And I'm not even from the US...
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Old 11-27-2010, 03:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It's a wonderful tool of irony.
Example - you, sir, are a stinky bag of douche.

And I'm not even from the US...
Ugh no it reminds me of the "humour" from the lame kids from my school days.
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Ugh no it reminds me of the "humour" from the lame kids from my school days.
Were they the same kids, who regularly took your lunch money?
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Were they the same kids, who regularly took your lunch money?
More like the field hockey team type. But honestly if you tried to insult someone in real life and started with "you sir" you would lose all dignity and respect from anyone who sees you do this.
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More like the field hockey team type. But honestly if you tried to insult someone in real life and started with "you sir" you would lose all dignity and respect from anyone who sees you do this.
you sir smell of elder berries!
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More like the field hockey team type. But honestly if you tried to insult someone in real life and started with "you sir" you would lose all dignity and respect from anyone who sees you do this.
I actually think it's the exact opposite. I think it only adds to the wittiness.
A matter of taste and the content of the joke/insult.
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I actually think it's the exact opposite. I think it only adds to the wittiness.
A matter of taste and the content of the joke/insult.

But its not funny its just really lame no offence you seem to love it.
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But its not funny its just really lame no offence you seem to love it.
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