WTF Doing good or well?

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  1. Tickle Shits

    Tickle Shits Special Needs Typist. Gold

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    When ever someone asks me how I'm doing I always say great. I refuse to say I'm well even though I know it's grammatically correct. Sounds odd and forced. :2kbill:
     
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  2. Bobby Axelrod

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    I say "I'm well".

    I like to be right.
     
  3. Reggae Mistress

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    Most people really don't give a shit and are just being polite. When someone asks me how I am, I use the ole southern passive aggressiveness...smile, thank them for the kind thought and "bless their heart".
     
  4. You Knew!

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    Well.
     
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    Slow My name is my name DawgShed News

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    The correct response to how are you doing is to return the "how you doin" with a nod
     
  6. Walygatr

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    I'm surly.
     
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    I go with "I'm well".

    "Great" is the one that sounds forced to me.

    :dontknow:
     
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  8. LonghornJ

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    So you tell them to go fuck themselves... charming
     
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    I usually say "not great" but thanks
     
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    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

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    But I smile and use a fake southern accent.
     
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    LonghornJ VIP Extreme Gold

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    Yeah, they know

    We all know
     
  12. Salmo

    Salmo Active Member

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    I feel well, I do good. Mostly
     
  13. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

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    And like I said earlier, it's a courtesy. Most people really don't care how others are doing.
     
  14. jcice

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    I always say "hangin' in, hangin' on" - I'm only as stable as my next paycheck.
     
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    Well.
     
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    Tickle Shits Special Needs Typist. Gold

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    We got some fancy pants posters up in here. :pilot:
     
  17. Teeney

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    I say well.
     
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    It's a myth that "well" is grammatically correct--"good" or "great" or whatever are equally acceptable. Saying "I'm well" (which is fine) makes some people think they know better.
     
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  19. Bobby Axelrod

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    Whenever I ask black ladies working the check out line at the grocery store how they are they respond, "I'm blessed".
     
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  20. Jayla

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    I say well and then ask the person how they're doing.