Now that people talk less and type more, the list of phrases and words that make me insane is growing faster. The internet seems to have its own way of using the language that is far more annoying than just the old LOL.
My current list of not rad words and phrases:
1. Rad. I hated this in the 80's and I still hate it. Bitchin' is way better than rad. I may have listed this recently but it is still on my list.
2. Gently Used. Oh please. Gently used shoes. Gently used book. Gently used camera. Gently used is always the description of a previously warn item or in a request for donations. Where are all these gentle people who barely touch things and walk on their tippy toes?
3. Makers. Artists, designers, crafters, bakers, writers, anything anyone does to create something is now called making. This makes this maker cringe.
4. Though. This is a weird one and most often seen in instagram and pinterest comments. Though is now a compliment and seems to be replacing right. For example: Those shoes, though. That dress, though. Cupcakes and polka dots, though. A noun + though = rad.
What words are bugging you?
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