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jsselch
04-22-2013, 09:06 PM
...just because. :)

Mine is "whimsical"

Kitty Pryde
04-22-2013, 09:16 PM
Quirked.

Liralen
04-22-2013, 09:59 PM
yummy


Especially being called "yummy."

Ick.

bluntforcetrauma
04-22-2013, 10:05 PM
tie between "yummy" and "awwwww"

Chase
04-22-2013, 10:06 PM
closure.

It's mandatory to make others miserable to give it.

Cliff Face
04-23-2013, 01:47 AM
Bureaucracy, because it's hard to spell and makes life difficult.

thepicpic
04-23-2013, 11:58 AM
Proactive. It doesn't even mean anything.
grr....

Kylabelle
04-23-2013, 12:09 PM
Utilize. Sounds like a torture device.

sheadakota
04-23-2013, 03:09 PM
Whatever.
It is a lazy reply.

Chris Graham
04-23-2013, 03:14 PM
'Sorry' ... when it's found in a rejection e-mail.

Cella
04-23-2013, 05:53 PM
Cray.

cray
04-23-2013, 06:01 PM
Cray.


be honest though,....
it's also your favo(u)rite word too.

Cella
04-23-2013, 06:20 PM
Well, that's terribly off topic. Let's get back on track here, buddy.

Ambrosia
04-23-2013, 07:19 PM
Any curse word specifically directed at a female.

Slicklines
04-23-2013, 07:39 PM
Spazmopolis.

Lavern08
04-23-2013, 08:33 PM
There are two words that I hate - I hate to hear them and I hate to see them in print.

I hate them so much, I can't even bear to type them - even in here - a writer's forum.

They're both four-letter words...

One is another word for passing gas (starts with the letter "f"), and the other is a word that is what's left after a dog has crouched on your lawn (it's starts with the letter "t") Yuck!

... And let's not even talk about the F-bomb.:flag:

Xelebes
04-24-2013, 02:22 AM
anti´namalgamabilitarianists

those who are against those who believe in the lack of solubility and assumability of the powers of an entity.

dchisholm125
04-24-2013, 02:45 AM
enigmatic... esoteric... and any other words that are ironic in and of themselves.

Forlorn-ember
04-24-2013, 03:02 AM
Literally

Without a doubt.

J.S.F.
04-24-2013, 08:33 AM
"Rejected".

Friggin' story of my life...no pun intended.

:D

Liralen
04-25-2013, 07:12 AM
Irregardless.

That particular bit of idiocy should be grounds for a sharp slap on the gonads.

Oromashu
04-25-2013, 10:22 AM
Because I am a nerd and a gamer: noob.

AlterEgox5
04-25-2013, 10:42 AM
Pedagogy. It's just so flipping awkward!

Also - bucolic. I can never connect that word's meaning to the word itself. Honestly, it sounds like some type of illness.

Eheteredactyl
04-25-2013, 01:52 PM
Persimmon, because I can never seem to pronounce (or spell) it correctly the first time.

KellyAssauer
04-26-2013, 04:42 PM
My least favorite word isn't a word so much as it's a prefix...

Ex

:D

Patrick.S
04-26-2013, 05:01 PM
Persimmon, because I can never seem to pronounce (or spell) it correctly the first time.

While we're on the subject of fruit: cumquat

Princess Marina
04-26-2013, 05:19 PM
miscegenation

Balthynu
04-26-2013, 06:27 PM
NO.....

Liralen
04-26-2013, 06:51 PM
Hate.

Words do have power, and we throw that one around far too casually.

jsselch
04-26-2013, 08:07 PM
Pedagogy. It's just so flipping awkward!

Also - bucolic. I can never connect that word's meaning to the word itself. Honestly, it sounds like some type of illness.

I actually don't know what that means...

How about crepuscular? I can never remember that one...

And yogurt... while tasty, I don't know how to spell it for the life of me... I have no idea whether it's correct now. :(

Patrick.S
04-26-2013, 08:59 PM
Hate.

Words do have power, and we throw that one around far too casually.

"Hate is a powerful word" You must be channeling my mother. She drilled that one into me so strongly when I was a kid that it still makes me cringe when people throw it around.

Alpha Echo
04-26-2013, 09:02 PM
Moist. It just sounds gross.

Cliff Face
04-27-2013, 02:09 AM
And yogurt... while tasty, I don't know how to spell it for the life of me... I have no idea whether it's correct now. :(

I'm pretty sure that in America, they spell it yogurt, like you just did, but in Australia and possibly England and Canada and New Zealand, it's yoghurt.

Meanwhile, that's a really difficult word to type! My fingers kept getting in each other's way! (I originally spelled it togrut.)

MaggieTCat
04-28-2013, 12:06 AM
Irregardless
Drives me up the wall. But I see I'm not the only one.

Ol' Fashioned Girl
04-28-2013, 05:12 AM
The 'c' word.

Cliff Face
04-28-2013, 05:17 AM
Chocolate coffee cake?

Ol' Fashioned Girl
04-28-2013, 05:39 AM
Nope... that's not the one.

bluntforcetrauma
05-04-2013, 08:06 PM
'enjoy' when its used as a sentence.

Liralen
05-04-2013, 11:09 PM
'enjoy' when its used as a sentence.

GŰzuar :D

Cliff Face
05-05-2013, 02:37 AM
Pootie-tang, or any words that are about sex but sound like something a 5-year-old would come up with.

Liralen
05-05-2013, 05:28 AM
Pootie-tang, or any words that are about sex but sound like something a 5-year-old would come up with.

I think that's why being called "yummy" makes me queasy. It sounds like something you say to a very young child, and that's . . . Ick. Ick. Ick.

Cliff Face
05-05-2013, 06:50 AM
Mmm. I don't think I've ever been called "Yummy", but I get your meaning.

JQ377
05-05-2013, 07:32 AM
Bromance. Or, really any word that just two words smashed together.

Laura Klein
05-05-2013, 07:40 AM
"Cliched" used by other teenagers trying to sound smart and cultured

Cliff Face
05-05-2013, 01:27 PM
"Obligation." It sounds as painful as it is.

BetteDavis
05-06-2013, 04:05 AM
Pleasure

Graham Clayton
05-16-2013, 03:54 AM
Hero - thrown around and applied to the wrong people.

Ken
05-16-2013, 04:06 AM
... oubliette.

:chair

fredXgeorge
05-16-2013, 02:06 PM
Swine. It's just so, so ugly and horrible. Ugh, I'm shuddering just writing it.

Liralen
05-16-2013, 11:40 PM
Gash, when used as slang.

FluffBunny
05-16-2013, 11:58 PM
*pulls a chair up next to MaggieTCat and several others*

"Irregardless" sets my teeth on edge, too.

Any time a noun such as "dialog" is turned into a verb, "We need to dialog about blah." or "Beth and Frank need to dialog about that." What happened to "talk" or "discuss"? Perfectly fine words, of honorable birth and noble mien.

Any other form of "market droid speak", actually--"action items", "leverage", "core competencies", etc. I imagine, "Next action item: we need to dialog about leveraging our core competencies" sounds better to some than, "Next, we need to talk about how to do our main jobs better".

JRehnay
05-18-2013, 07:49 AM
I hate the word "moist" so much that I plan to wipe my memory clean of typing it just now.

Wendy Jenae
05-18-2013, 03:55 PM
I hate the word "bawling".

To me, "bawling" makes the act of crying sound like something negative or shameful. I prefer gentler words to describe an act that reveals our vulnerability such as "crying" or "weeping" or even "sobbing".

shadowwalker
05-18-2013, 04:58 PM
For me, it's the word "should". It has created more unhappiness, resentment, and guilt for people across the board than any other word I know of.