Nothing means what it is supposed to anymore. Incase there is some random person learning proper English, watch out for these sayings. Things are not as they appear...
...like you do... : do I?
...anyway... : I cant go any way, I have to go the way this is going.
...so he's all like... : ussually this is followed by what somebode said. It needs to be an adjective.
Shut Up! : Shut up the shop for the night?
Whatever. : It is not a question.
Carry on. : You can not carry on, on is not an object.
I don't think so. : Either you know so or you are trying to get out of something you did.
Thats rank. : Rank what? 252 on the who has got the tidiest bathroom leaderboard.
Thats sick. : No it isn't. It is not being sick, is it?
I'm bored. : No you are not bored. Your name is [insert your name here]
That's wrong. : It isn't, you just made it sound rude.
There are others, but do we care? Most of these will have made it into the dictionary by the time you read this, so I don't know why I bothered.
See I just used a one myself!!!
I don't know why I bothered. : I do, but the outcome was not what I expected.
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