The Use of "Texted"

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  1. Tigger Please

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    So I was at a dinner gathering the other night when my friend called me out on my use of the word "texted."

    Apparently she does not like the word and it is wrong to use because it "sounds weird." She thinks that you should just say "I text you something" as opposed to "I texted you something."

    I told her something isn't necessarily wrong because she is annoyed by it.

    She further explained her theory by stating that words that end in xt never have endings like "ing" and "ed." She gave the example of "Next." She said condescendingly "Well, you wouldn't say "nexted" or "nexting, would you?" and other things to vaguely hint that I was borderline illiterate. I pointed out that no one should do that anyway since "next" is not a verb.

    I compared it to the word "test," which like "text" could be either a verb or noun. You would say "He tested positive for AIDS" as opposed to "He test positive for AIDS." She was still having none of it.
     
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  2. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    Is she urban?
     
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    Your friend sounds like a pain in the ass. Or is it on the ass?
     
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    She is a substitute teacher and speaks a couple of languages
     
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    Maybe English isn't her first language?
     
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    I know a lot of teachers and some of them are really awful at spelling.
     
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    prech on
     
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    No, it is.

    I think what may have bothered me more was that she was going out of her way to convince everyone that she was so smart and I was not
     
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    Why would you axe that?
     
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    Your friend sounds like an asshole tigger
     
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    Dinner with you and your friends sounds like a real hoot.

    I can only imagine how intense your mah jong gatherings must be.
     
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    Your friend is retarded, push your tits together
     
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    She really gets some kind of enjoyment out of arguing. I hate to use the cliche about arguing over the sky being blue and she will say it is pink, but she will do things on that level. I could be talking about something, then she will interject that I used the improper word "yeah" instead of "yes" and digress into a whole discussion about it. Ten minutes later I will forget what I was even talking about in the first place.
     
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    I hope she's hot, cause she sounds annoying
     
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    I know the type.
     
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    the proper term is "textumalated" :grad:
     
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    I dun textumalated her :grad:
     
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    What exactly is mah jong? I heard of it but know little about it.
     
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    Is this the same asshole friend that watched the Duggars, or is it a different asshole friend?