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anyone here call others "boss" or "chief" who are obviously not

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by jlh2600, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. jlh2600

    jlh2600 Game Master

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    Do you say thanks boss, or you got it chief, etc. when you're talking to someone that is clearly not the boss or chief of anything?
     
  2. jlh2600

    jlh2600 Game Master

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    okay boss!
     

  3. PlayboyPenguin

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    No, but I have some employees that call me "boss" and I hate it.
     
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    G26S239 NRA Patron

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    I often call 'em Bubba, or Hoss. Never boss or chief.
     
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    I forget what particular store I was in the other day but this guy called me chief like 10 times in the span of 2 minutes... couldn't get any more annoying than that.
     
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    Big fan of Ace, and cheif. Called my workmate "stretch" earlier tonight.
     
  8. Flared_Nostrils

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    A friend of mine really freaked out when a server at a restaurant called him "sport".
    Jake, Hoss, Pal, Dude...
    It's all just area specific slang for "I don't know your name, but I'm talking to you"...
    No big deal unless it's said with "smarm".
     
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  9. jlh2600

    jlh2600 Game Master

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    oh yeah i forgot about HOSS l.o.l
     
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    Can't say I do, gov'ner.
     
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    I was under the impression that thugs call leos "boss" because it is backwards for "Sorry Son of a B**ch". Atleast thats what they said on cops one day... :dunno:
     
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    I get called Bubba all the time.....wait a sec....oh nevermind. That's my name.

    Almost everybody at my work place has some kind of nickname. Its all done out of acceptance and being a part of the family. Boss or cheif doesn't get thrown around by any of the guys. We get new management types in that call people boss or cheif. For some reason the people that use those words usually turn out to be complete tools that don't work out.
     
  13. FLglocker

    FLglocker Bubba Army

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    This .

    The kid at Subway always calls me "boss" when I get a sub when working , I freakin HATE it :steamed: .
     
  14. Geeorge

    Geeorge Sarcasm Inc.

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    There are alot of bosses inside the UPS hub I work in and if I knew the names of 20% of the ones that know my name I would be lucky.So most of them I just call Boss,nothing implied just a sign of respect while still being friendly and letting them know I'm not ignoring them
     
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  15. arnold ziffle

    arnold ziffle aka dingle

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    inmate workers call the officers boss. nine times out of ten when some fast food worker or clerk calls me boss it's someone on parole. I've asked a few how theyre doing since they got out and they're supprised I can tell. after over fifteen years looking at inmates all day long it's not that difficult.
     
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    Yes, but not because of disrespect. I have a few titles I use depending on who it is and the situation; sir, ma'am, pal, buddy, amigo, my friend.
     
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    people that have been in jail refer to others in a position of authority as boss..that's been my experience.
     
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    I had no clue. I call people boss all the time...

    Dammit, I just blew my cover! :)
     
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    I call people chief quite a bit. Usually it someone that has ticked me off and it is my way of not cussing at them.
     
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    If it bothers you,....Man Up and tell them! :dunno:
    Most people mean no harm by it, they are just throwing out a generic "name"
    Seems a bit more personable then "Hey you"