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    Basically, as someone with an extremely powerful brain, I find it annoying.

    And its invariably highly talkative short girls in their early twenties with MacBooks, holding a costa that come up to you and start nattering about "uni".

    Its University, my friends.

    Not "Cambridge Uni" SMH

    MOJOBANJO has spoken.
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    100% agree. This pisses me off royally. Never heard anyone else have the same view as me on this.
    :yy:
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    Uni.


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    Would you prefer it if we said "varsity"? :holmes:
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    I'm looking forward to uni
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    (Original post by Davalla)
    100% agree. This pisses me off royally. Never heard anyone else have the same view as me on this.
    :yy:
    Its cos we have class.
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    (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
    Would you prefer it if we said "varsity"? :holmes:
    No not really - "university" is good.

    Its the short form of a word which should have a bit of class and the short form turns it into something annoying lol
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    (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
    Would you prefer we said "varsity"?
    Yes.


    The word "uni" is an Australianism that entered British English courtesy of Neighbours


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    Stop using abbreviations where the first result on google for it (with meaning added) is the definition from urban dictionary and would be used by someone sending a message on their phone in Costa.

    Vikingninja has spoken.


    Also Cambridge dictionary (as well as some other places including google itself) gives a definition of uni so it is correct.
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    (Original post by Mojo Banjo)
    No not really - "university" is good.

    Its the short form of a word which should have a bit of class and the short form turns it into something annoying lol
    But "university" has so many syllables :cry: It also erases the character count on twitter :dry:
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    (Original post by Mojo Banjo)
    Basically, as someone with an extremely powerful brain, I find it annoying.

    And its invariably highly talkative short girls in their early twenties with MacBooks, holding a costa that come up to you and start nattering about "uni".

    Its University, my friends.

    Not "Cambridge Uni" SMH

    MOJOBANJO has spoken.
    Count to 10, then deep breaths
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    (Original post by nulli tertius)
    Yes.The word "uni" is an Australianism that entered British English courtesy of Neighbours
    I can't say varsity. It sounds way too "rah" for me :eek3: I like the Australians, they're a lovely bunch :love:
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    Imagine getting rustled by a colloquialism
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    (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
    Would you prefer it if we said "varsity"? :holmes:
    Struggling to believe the coincidence of this thread after our backstage conversation yesterday...
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    (Original post by SpiritSharD)
    Further Education.
    Shouldn't that be 'Higher Education'?
    http://lcp.org.uk/index.php/2012/03/...her-education/
    :holmes:
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    Struggling to believe the coincidence of this thread after our backstage conversation yesterday...
    Collective unconcious? :eek3:
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    (Original post by Davalla)
    Shouldn't that be 'Higher Education'?
    http://lcp.org.uk/index.php/2012/03/...her-education/
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    Higher Education providers :yep:
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    (Original post by Puddles the Monkey)
    Collective unconcious? :eek3:
    Security breach?
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    (Original post by Davalla)
    Shouldn't that be 'Higher Education'?
    http://lcp.org.uk/index.php/2012/03/...her-education/
    :holmes:
    DAMN IT!!!
 
 
 
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