It Is What It Is

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by malg, 11 Mar 2018.

  1. argyle

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    I swear down...

    ...let that sink in.
     
  2. jacko74

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    Something being ''worth whatever someone is willing to pay for it'' is an irritating and nonsensical phrase to my mind.

    Just because one person is stupid/gullible/vulnerable enough to pay a stupid over-inflated price for something doesn't automatically mean that it must be worth that amount.
     
  3. bugsyblue

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    Sounds much better in French though, C'est la vie!
     
  4. BimboBob

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    Shut up you teutonic twat!
    Isn't that..."that's life"?
     
  5. Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

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    There are further travesties perpetrated within the English language. And a good number emanate from those shysters at the BBC.
     
  6. Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

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    Yer can understand the French use of cliché (hee hee, see what I did there?)- they don't have the English propensity to nick words from other languages. In fact they do their best to keep the language 'pure'! Someone needs to tell them that they're wasting their time! Vive le weekend!
     
  7. Blue Llama

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    Literally it is what it is.
     
  8. Blue Llama

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    You really don't like them do you? They are probably responsible for the decline of the Empire as well.
     
  9. Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

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    They've had more than a hand in it, BL!
     
  10. Gabriel

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    When I hear that expression, I'm reminded of CNN's Richard Quest and his alleged response to NY's finest when they stopped him in Central Park and asked him to explain the rope around his neck and private parts, and the sex toy in his shoe. 'It is what it is!'
     

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