I'm a word person. I like to read them; I like to write them. But I don't like all words. Some words just sound yucky. I don't like to say them.
Here are a few words I think should be removed from the English language.
Just try saying it out loud. Sounds yucky doesn't it?
You may be a redneck if...these are the words you choose to tell people you're pregnant! In a stunning but not totally unexpected contradiction, the word "preggie" doesn't bother me at all. I actually find it a little bit cute.
Especially when used to refer to people. What are we, livestock?
I have a particular aversion to this word for other reasons, but it's also just not a pretty word.
Do we have to make people with this condition feel even worse by using such an ugly word to describe it?
Rhymes with zits. 'Nuff said.
There's also a few words I like to say, but don't have occasion to use much in real life.
Wrought (Did you know that "wrought" is past tense of work? I didn't, at least until I looked it up in an online dictionary.)
I'm seeing a trend here. Can anyone say, in the days of King Arthur?