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Topic # 182454 16-Oct-2015 11:19
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I've notice a curious repurposing of the word 'there' recently as follows (some examples):

(on the phone) "What's your name there?" (note: my name here is the same as it is anywhere else...)

(on the phone) "Thanks for waiting there."  (note: where else would I wait if I am talking to you on the phone?)

It seems entirely superfluous and a quite recent trend. Anyone else noticed and why is it suddenly happening?





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  Reply # 1407759 16-Oct-2015 11:34
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Not too sure what the OP's on about there....

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