I Don't Like This Word

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    Deliverable

    Here is another not fun one.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    Mar 4, 2010

    My Most Hated Words List

    These are the words I absolutely hate. Puce Pustule Phlegm Bauble Horrid Poultice Please excuse me for letting those words enter your mind.
    ViennaRose200 ViennaRose200
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 3, 2010

    Moist -gags-

    Whoever created this word must have a tough stomach. I can't say it without wanting to throw up.
    TwigTheWonderKid TwigTheWonderKid
    18-21, F
    Apr 2, 2012

    Partisan

    Partisan -  an adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause, esp. a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.  Military. a member of a party of light or irregular troops engaged in harassing an enemy, esp. a member of a guerrilla band engaged...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf
    51-55, F
    Mar 14, 2010

    Actionable

    Actionable.  Worse than the C-word, but you can say it in public. (It doesn't even get the spell check squiggly!  That is beyond pathetic.)
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Mar 3, 2010

    A List Of Words I Don't Like In No Particular Order

    1. cure, or any word that contains it, like curator and secure2. azmuth3. pew, or any word that contains it, like punitive or pewter4. punker5. rebuke6. opus7. burly8. bungalow9. dink, rink, link, fink (but not ink, kink, pink, or sink)10. morsel11. mingle12. hyperbole13...
    DeadOfDecember DeadOfDecember
    22-25, F
    Jul 29, 2011

    "speak To"

    I know, it's two words. I dislike having someone say "we need 'to speak to' this problem". We speak to other people. We speak about or of problems.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    Sep 4, 2010

    Needy

    I said to a dear friend recently that I don't like the word 'needy' and I never did explain. Let me give it a go... The word needy brings to mind poverty of the old days, the financially needy. Skinny kids with patches on their clothes. The needy, that needed donations just to...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful
    31-35, F
    10 Responses Feb 15, 2011

    My List.

    - Exception - Forever - Beautiful - Sorry - Erotic - Piano - Lesbian - Swollen - Cutter - *** - Can't - Competition - Poulenc - Philosophy - Concert - Funeral - Memorial - Privilege - Organ - Lovey-dovey - Social - Abundant - Smell - Scent - Rigged - Golden - Preggo - Yoga...
    lntel lntel
    22-25
    1 Response Feb 19, 2012

    The R word. I HATE that word

    so much! I have autism, and I have had lots of friends with autism, and I think that word is really offensive! Just thinking about it makes me angry.
    LanelJaento LanelJaento
    13-15, T
    Feb 15

    I'd Like To Speak To That Point -- Gdi!

    No!  No!  No!  My mom even says this one.  No one speaks TO a point.  They speak ABOUT a point, in favor of a point, or regarding a point.  We speak TO other people.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    Mar 4, 2010

    I am sick and tired of hearing people say the

    wordS O R R YIf you really cared, u wouldn't have done it in the first place. If u were my friend, if u loved me, u wouldn't have done a thing to hurt me, so u wouldn't even need to say sorry. Saying sorry is just an attempt to justify u hurting my feelings, and i am not falling...
    TheBlowersDaughter TheBlowersDaughter
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2015

    Best Practices

    Did a consultant come up with this one?  I think the answer is yes.  Right along with "benchmarking".  At least no one has converted "best practices" to "bestpracticing" yet.  How can there be best practices in a work group of five people, all under thirty...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    Mar 10, 2010

    Drill Down

    Drill down, particularly when a person says we need multiple drill downs -- plural.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 11, 2010
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