Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Words that Velma cannot stand
I have had two employers, in two different cities, who both forbade the word “brainstorm” in the office. One of those two also told me to never use the word “innovative” in his presence. (Believe me Sir, it never crossed my mind.)
Are there words or phrases you simply cannot stand, Lone Reader, whether for overuse, misuse or just plain ol’ irritation factor?
Here’s my list:
Whatever (used with exasperation)
too much information
and the worst word in the English language: smegma.
Don’t drink the Kool-Aid, Lone Reader!