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The term "taco"

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Detective_Dan, Jun 26, 2012.

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Thoughts on the term "taco"

Poll closed Jul 26, 2012.
  1. I hate the term "taco"

    18 vote(s)
    17.0%
  2. I like using the term "taco"

    40 vote(s)
    37.7%
  3. I'm indifferent

    26 vote(s)
    24.5%
  4. Potato

    22 vote(s)
    20.8%
  1. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    I personally hate this damn term. Is it really that hard to put the 'm' and 'a' at the end? When people are like "I wrecked my taco" or "my taco is SOOOO dirty", 1. It sounds like you need to be on a "different" type of forum, and 2. It makes you sound uneducated and stupid.

    Thoughts?
    These are just my 2 cents so don't take it personally


    End rant....for now
     
  2. 396tears

    396tears Well-Known Member

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    if you do't like it

    don't use it

    duh
     
  3. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    I don't, trust me. It's hard to avoid seeing it though because it's in every damn thread
     
  4. jds0912

    jds0912 Well-Known Member

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    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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  6. tam

    tam Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to jump in the Taco to get some tacos and hit my girl up about hittin' that taco! :woot:

    I'm no detective, Dan, but if that's where your mind goes first that makes you a pervert in my book. Nothing wrong with that though! :devil:

    I guess that's because I started on a "different" forum, CustomTacos.com. [​IMG]
     
  7. Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    Im gonna PM Bob about changing the name of the site to Tacoworld.com
     
  8. mcdowell

    mcdowell My name is Mudd

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    That's like the term "build". The only builds going on are long travel. That's building a truck. All the rest are add on parts. Threads need to be called " My add on's"
     
  9. stewartx

    stewartx Well-Known Member

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    Shortening the name is part of the casual nature of our language, suggesting friendliness, familiarity, or fondness. It's similar to the thinking behind the use of Dan instead of Daniel, Bob instead of Robert, Mac instead of Macintosh, or how we give our loved ones cute pet names instead of using their actual names.

    Personally, I don't have a problem with it, which is probably good since any one individual likely stands a snowball's chance in hell of changing it.

    -
     
  10. 04taco2wd

    04taco2wd Take your flame, ignite the world!!!!

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    I have embraced it, hence the Screen Name!
     
  12. 04taco2wd

    04taco2wd Take your flame, ignite the world!!!!

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    LOL that's what I was loling at
     
  13. RMAN808

    RMAN808 S)(AKALO)(AWAII

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    Mmmm I love TAKO :D
    [​IMG]

    Makes for some good tako poke or smoked tako :drool: :hungry:
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  14. ink junky

    ink junky I phucking hate people >:(

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    Well said. :D

    Sometimes I say to my sister, "the crap us people in "first world countries" complain about!"
    :p
     
  15. Toyota Tech31

    Toyota Tech31 Sometimes when I close my eyes, I can't see.

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    :rofl:

    I had a friend on FB that kept giving me crap cause i always call my truck my "Taco", of course that didnt stop me, I LOVE MY TACO!!:D
     
  16. drubacca117

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    Sounds like you are misplacing your hatred for something else here... would it be because you are stuck in the asshole of the Earth, also known as Holloman AFB, New Mexico? If so I feel your pain, it was my first base, but it gets better!

    As for "Taco"... It gets mildly annoying when people solely use that term, but it's just how the language works... Everyone in the world calls "soccer" "football", except Americans, but even that was a bastardization from the mid 1800's (and it's a word created in England, so don't let a Brit give you shit for saying soccer!)... Point being, the English language has been evolving and coining slang / nicknames forever. The ones that are good, stick.
     
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    Toyota Tech31 Sometimes when I close my eyes, I can't see.

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    This thread just reminded me:

    It's TACO Tuesday! @ Tijuana Flats!!!
     
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    I personally find tacos to be delicious
     
  19. Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    Its taco tuesday at Fuzzy's taco's here! buy one get one :D
     
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