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When did the made-up word ADDICTING become so popular and does this bother other people besides me?

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When porn became available on VHS.

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"addicting" is actually a real word, but most people use it in the wrong form. what they should be saying is "addictive." but I think it's becoming more common because people do not use it properly and the younger folk are picking up on it...

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I've looked up the word addicting and it didn't come up in the dictionary. Young people need to be more wary of what they are saying. Ain't is now a "word" but it's nothing compared to words people use because they obviously don't pay attention in school. Kinda like THAT'S SO GAY!! I really hate hearing kids say that. I see addicting in game descriptions on apps. Spell check please. :)
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I agree that it is annoying when young people especially say "addicting" and all these other slang words that have come up, my main concern is that it might affect their grammar because soon it will be common to enough to not pay attention to the difference, eventually, they will put it the exam paper.

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Not as annoying as people saying LIBARRY!!

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