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    I don’t call people hun and in most instances when that term is used I find myself asking if it’s condescending

    I wonder what people’s thoughts are?
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    (Original post by Fruli)
    I don’t call people hun and in most instances when that term is used I find myself asking if it’s condescending

    I wonder what people’s thoughts are?
    I don't use it but my sister in law does when she trying to be snarky but not in a obvious way
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    (Original post by Fruli)
    I don’t call people hun and in most instances when that term is used I find myself asking if it’s condescending

    I wonder what people’s thoughts are?
    Too posh,for my liking.
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    (Original post by FIRE_WORKS)
    Too posh,for my liking.
    Are you being sarcastic?

    I thought it was a common term?
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    Only when singing rebel songs.
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    (Original post by gjd800)
    Only when singing rebel songs.
    Was about to say something similar

    Hun

    omg hun, u ok hun? inbox me hun xx
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    Definitely not. Unless absolutely necessary
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    In Northern Ireland it’s a derogatory term for a Protestant, attempting to refer to Atilla the Hun and his barbaric nature and characteristics. So eh, no I don’t use it unless I fancy a kicking that day!
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    (Original post by Wilfred Little)
    Was about to say something similar

    Hun

    omg hun, u ok hun? inbox me hun xx
    *vomits*

    I don't like the term. As someone said, it does sound rather condescending.
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    (Original post by Fruli)
    I don’t call people hun and in most instances when that term is used I find myself asking if it’s condescending

    I wonder what people’s thoughts are?
    No, I don't use this term, as I don't know the meaing of this one. Even if I do, I would not use, as it is an English term, but English is not the language I am speaking daily.
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    I don't personally say it because it reminds me of what all those nasty girls at school would say to each other. "oh love ya hun!" and then go and backstab them a second later to someone else. The word just sounds juvenile and fake to me, personally.

    Its not common where I come from anyway. People usually say 'hen' instead, which I don't mind
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    People around me do. I do very very occasionally. I feel like because I've been told I have a posh accent calling people pet names just makes me sound like I'm being rude. I can't call people "love", "darling" etc.
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    (Original post by Rum Ham)
    I don't personally say it because it reminds me of what all those nasty girls at school would say to each other. "oh love ya hun!" and then go and backstab them a second later to someone else. The word just sounds juvenile and fake to me, personally.

    Its not common where I come from anyway. People usually say 'hen' instead, which I don't mind
    Same here. I'm not a girl obviously, but I've seen it used and it just seems so ****ing false.
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    Seems like a term middle aged women use on Facebook
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    Seems like a term middle aged women use on Facebook
    Na not middle aged, more like 20s-30s.

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    (Original post by Wilfred Little)
    Na not middle aged, more like 20s-30s.

    Has also 'liked' Adele's fan page.
    I'd argue 39 year olds are Middle Aged
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    sometimes it comes in useful...

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    (Original post by Rum Ham)
    I don't personally say it because it reminds me of what all those nasty girls at school would say to each other. "oh love ya hun!" and then go and backstab them a second later to someone else. The word just sounds juvenile and fake to me, personally.

    Its not common where I come from anyway. People usually say 'hen' instead, which I don't mind
    Are you by any chance from Edinburgh?
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    (Original post by mundosinfin)
    Are you by any chance from Edinburgh?
    I'm from Scotland but not Edinburgh
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    Hey guys, your boy here, I dont say hun as it reminds of back in the day when those Germans invaded France, lol they didnt fight back. Instead i prefer to call people of the femine gender, muliebrous. For example why isnt my muliebrous giving me a male child.

    Your boy,
    EVILareFEMA - pls no ban, dont trust FEMA
    FEMAareEVIL
 
 
 
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