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handwriter

handwriter

Norway

February 5, 2014

"MMM!"

“Mmm” also “hmm” or “mm”: an annoying nothing phrase; a favorite used by lazy, inept, or boring chatters trying to express some kind of thinking process—commonly followed by three dots to give the impression that the user does have something to say or is following your chat but is too busy with meaningless and mindless chat with someone else or is in the middle of something more important like trying to reach a higher level in a video game—anyway, whatever the reason, they are much too distracted in other things to give you a full discourse. Also is commonly used to express satisfaction as with a tasty dish—again, the user is too unappreciative of the delicious food or is lazy or too inept to express in words his/her delight of such a mouth-watering treat. “Humph!” is an expression showing contempt, annoyance, or indifference—also a favorite of people of whom you might do better chatting to a wall. These “grunts” also can be used to express mistrust or can be used in the place of the proverbial “Duh!”—rare, but has been used. I have known mutes who used these “inaudibilities” to try and communicate—of this, I can understand and appreciate their usage in these tender and humble needs.

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