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    Trickeration

    This just annoys me. Why does Jesse Palmer and other announcers insist on saying Trickeration. Come on people it isn't even a word.



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    Re: Trickeration

    Right after the trickeration they threw an interceperation but als Teaxs could do nothing.



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    Re: Trickeration

    You're right, it's not a word. I wish more people knew that there was a word to describe what they want. It's called trickery.



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    Re: Trickeration

    Not we finally see some Longhorn trickeration.



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    Re: Trickeration

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesRule View Post
    This just annoys me. Why does Jesse Palmer and other announcers insist on saying Trickeration. Come on people it isn't even a word.
    According to Urban Dictionary, this is why:

    1. Trickeration
    A fictitious word commonly used by football announcers to make themselves feel intelligent. When the word they actually mean to say is: Trickery. But we all know that most announcers never learned anything in school and just focused on football all day long.
    Football Announcer: That play was just filled with trickeration!

    TV announcer: Doesn't he mean to say Trickery?
    Urban Dictionary: trickeration



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    Re: Trickeration

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesRule View Post
    This just annoys me. Why does Jesse Palmer and other announcers insist on saying Trickeration. Come on people it isn't even a word.
    Because it's Jesse Palmer.


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    Re: Trickeration

    It's sort of like "disorientated" or "utilized". You are looking for disoriented and used. It doesn't make you smarter to add extraneous syllables to words.



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    Re: Trickeration

    My dad always rants about this word too haha. He's an english purist and it hurts him a little bit.



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    Re: Trickeration

    Personally, I find it the utmost of doucheration over pronouncerize words to sound more intelligentatious.



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    Re: Trickeration

    I hate this word.

    So much.

    But my favorite announcer line of the day was from the military bowl:

    "Don't go to the kitchen, Pam!"



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    Re: Trickeration

    Quote Originally Posted by agrabes View Post
    It's sort of like "disorientated" or "utilized". You are looking for disoriented and used. It doesn't make you smarter to add extraneous syllables to words.
    Thank you... Utilize actually has a meaning, which is essentially "to give a value to something that it previously did not possess." Quite different from use, as you know. And some of the most pernicious violators in misusing (misutilizing?) utilize are academics who should know better.

    Excuse me now.. I need to utilize the bathroom.



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    Re: Trickeration

    We'll be hearing it Friday.

    Jesse Palmer and Craig James to announce our game. I'm fine with this.



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