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Scuse or Excuse?

I quite often have say scuse me in the packed slow moving hallways of my school and every time I say scuse me and right afterwards I think to my self, say Excuse Idiot.  Does it really make a difference?  I always say scuse out of bad habit, but prefer excuse because it provides a little more oomph with the Ex sound.  Scuse always seems to make me thing of any word with an ooze in it.

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Burf5 years ago
Amongst friends and at informal affairs, "Scuse me." is fine. In the classroom, formal affairs, job interviews, etc., the usage of proper English is always preferred.
+1

At school you're in an informal environment among your peers, so either annunciation is fine, as long as its not directed to a teacher (especially your English teacher). ;)
Yep, that's exactly why I specified the classroom and not the generic "school."
I noticed that, and I agree with your answer.
I guess I was just re-phrasing your comments. lol... *face palm*
caarntedd5 years ago
Saying scuse instead of excuse, is far better than saying nothing, which is what most people do these days.
jj.inc (author)  caarntedd5 years ago
Oh, yes, I am probably the only one in the whole school that even bothers.
Far, far better.
Its 'scuse - not a word in itself, but a little abbreviation that we use amongst people we know. Like you say "Bai Bai" to friends, not "Goodbye"
Isn't Bai Bai the name of a panda?
I am sure it will be now, if it isn't already....
Chalk that up to another accomplishment. ;)

btw, did you notice the "related"? (i.e. Are you Madd??) o_0 ?