I fear this post is nothing more than me sounding like an old fuddy duddy. Bear with me. Haha
I try to stay on top of the sayings the young folk are using these days. I think I usually do a good job of it. But my kids are using a phrase lately that is driving me nutty and I just have to find out if this is the only house enduring this confusion.
I am familiar with the phrase "I know, right?"... As in "that cake was awesome!", to which a companion might reply "I know, right?"... Meaning, "I agree. It was, wasn't it?"
Although the current generation may think it was their invention, my friend Dave was using that one in high school over 20 years ago. (Wow, that calculation made me feel really old!).
A date with a very young guy a few months ago (hey... Just keeping my options open!) Revealed that more recently that phrase has been shortened to just saying "Right?" Which means the same thing, and I have to admit, sounded quite adorable coming from that particular guy.
However... My children have taken on a new version that always involves their own opinion... In which they say something to the effect of "I really like Eddie, right?". Which they intend to mean "I really like Eddie, don't you?" But I can't get past what it actually sounds like which is "I like Eddie. Don't I?". I always feel the need to respond with "I don't know... Do you?" Or "I can't confirm or deny whether YOU like Eddie.". Then they roll their eyes, like I'm just not hip enough to understand their modern speech. But I have a feeling they are the only ones using the phrase that way. So tell me ... are you hearing this ridiculous phrasing at your house?