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I've found "awesome thanks" in a forum reply. I wonder if there is difference between these two expressions?

  • awesome thanks
  • thanks very much
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It looks as if the person who wrote this reply hasn't used punctuation at all. The reply would look correct like this:

Awesome! Thanks!

The words awesome and thanks used together as a phrase don't make sense.

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I suppose you could say 'Awesome thanks' to mean that your thanks were of an unusually abundant kind. –  Barrie England Dec 26 '11 at 17:33
    
@BarrieEngland: It crossed my mind too, but I've never heard of these two words combined together. I believe the most likely explanation for the appearance of this post is the poster's negligence in terms of punctuation. –  Irene Dec 26 '11 at 17:47
    
Yes, could be. Who knows? –  Barrie England Dec 26 '11 at 18:32
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